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Beyond Resiliency - Post Traumatic Growth

Post Traumatic Growth (PTG) refers to a positive psychological change experienced as a result of having experienced a disruptive event. This change helps the person to move to a higher level of functioning. 552 more words

Crisis Care Network

SuperBetter Book & Where Is Mia Today?

Since the SuperBetter book came out on September 15th, I got a few messages and emails about it and how am I doing today. I somehow missed that the book came out and had no clue my story was in it, though I’m guessing they might have said something about that a couple of years ago and I just cannot remember. 458 more words


Secrets in Big Sky Country Review

It was a great honour to be one of the first to read Mandy Smith’s new book, “Secrets in Big Sky Country.” I’ve looked forward to the release date and the opportunity to share this tragic and courageous memoir, which I highly recommend. 268 more words

Childhood Trauma

mandy reblogged this on Healing Beyond Survival and commented:

A review of Secrets in Big Sky Country by my dear friend and fellow blogger, Cat. I treasure this guy.

Faith, healing and finding meaning.

I’ve always felt drawn to religion, but never been a part of it. I would love to have faith in something, believe that someone is looking out for me in some way, believe that everything will be ok and that there is a reason for everything. 547 more words

Is Theodore Roosevelt the Batman?

“It takes more than that to kill the Batman!” is not an exact quote from Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt’s campaign speech in an auditorium, soon after being shot by a would be assassin, outside a Milwaukee hotel, but it is close.  1,635 more words

Entertainment And Media

No Pain, no Gain? Think again! We are able to experience Post-Ecstatic Growth, Science says

Originally coined by German philosopher Nietzsche, the following quote has become a piece of common knowledge: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger”. Most people have – at one point or another – made the experience that going through really tough times may render us stronger than before, and not shattered as one would initially expect. 447 more words

Positive Psychology Insights