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"Self" Expression and Unlosing the Self

Illustration: bravegirlsclub.com

I’m drawn to this illustration today because I’m feeling the need to express my self.  “Self” as a separate word, not “myself,” and in quotation marks to denote the critical importance of the self, to help that word, that concept be unlost. 259 more words

PTSD

Seeking Perfection

This morning, I was thinking about perfection and how we have skewed and made perverse the idea of perfection until it’s become a weapon that we wield against ourselves. 1,847 more words

The Voyage

Unexpected Healing Using Hypnotherapy

I use hypnotherapy as a healing tool because it works for me. Period. It works well. I know that most people who have suffered trauma and damage in their lives seek out therapists, and I think a good therapist is worth their weight in gold. 1,052 more words

Energy Healing

Stopping Addictive Behaviours: I Say "Yes" to Me and Then I Listen.

Words of wisdom from Laura McKowen (www.lauramckowen.com and on Facebook)

“Maybe you didn’t get addicted to drinking booze, or taking pills, or trying to go unconscious night after night. 

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Recovery

Being Courageous

For the past several days, the word courage and the act of being courageous has been front and center in my grill. The Universe is most definitely giving me a message, and I’m receiving it. 1,072 more words

Energy Healing

How Do You Get There?

Although not about ptsd or mental health issues specifically, I love this simple post and drawing about moving forward in life that I stumbled upon this morning. 122 more words

PTSD