Posts Tagged “self love”

Boundaries are an expression of self-love

Boundaries are an expression of self-love

woman-hugging-herselfLearning you are capable of self-care, worthy of asking for your needs and opening your heart to receiving are essential milestones along your healing path. Of course it is awkward. The first few days and weeks of preparing for that marathon leaves the new runner sore and many times defeated.…

Healing our souls through self-love

Healing our souls through self-love

self-love-picIt amazes me how quickly I forget the courage and commitment it takes to reclaim my life as I learn life lessons never taught to me as a child. When I’m learning a new skill, I tend to forget the difficulties I faced while overcoming so many challenges.…

Every piece of me

Every piece of me




Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 9.29.29 AMI am in the grieving stages of my healing journey from child abuse. I started this process years ago without realizing it. I think all of us who have lost something or someone begin the grieving process immediately unknowingly.…

The direction of conversations

The direction of conversations




I am at a pivotable place in my life and career. I have trained myself to stay isolated only sharing what I thought was worthy of being heard. As I am reaching out, building trust in myself and those I decide to put my faith in, I am experiencing feelings that are unfamiliar to me.…

What do you do to have fun?

What do you do to have fun?




I’ve been thinking about ‘fun’ lately. It seems like ‘fun’ is another one of those lost child development milestones for adult survivors of child abuse. I mean who has time to learn about fun when you are consumed with surviving.…

Do you know who you are?

Do you know who you are?




I hope it is a true statement to say some people recover from their child abuse trauma. I hope it can be said that some survivors of child abuse can put it behind them, forever.…

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