Tags » Post-traumatic Growth

Dandelion Fluff

The other night I woke to the sound of a child’s voice. “How many ‘lions make a wish come true?” I rolled over almost expecting to see one of my children standing next to my bed, afraid of the boogie man, needing a drink, needing comfort. 203 more words

Post Traumatic Growth

Taking Time Out . . .

How many times have I promoted self-care before trying to conquer the problems of the world? When I took Joey out on two, fifty-minute, walks today,  I allowed him to take advantage of the snacks I carry in my pocket that are usually reserved for when he crosses the streets nicely. 66 more words


Trauma, Transformation & Growth

This past week here in NE Ohio at Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus’ Gallery was the Exhibit Opening for The Transformative Image: Post Traumatic Growth & Art Therapy… 241 more words

Art Therapy

Not Just Today . . .

                                                               Let Yourself Be Loved


Healing Can Take Place Right Where We Are

Wherever we go–that’s where we are. We can’t hide forever from the pain inflicted on us by abuse. At some point, we have to reach out to others for support. 14 more words


Positive effects of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Seriously?

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is a ‘challenging’ (difficult) diagnosis to live with, and hard work to heal from. The symptoms seem ‘irrational’ and you may feel like you are ‘going crazy’ at first. 715 more words

Personal Experience