Adversity is part of life. It comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s not what happens to you; it’s what you do about it that matters most.
Battered women also come in all shapes and sizes. And I’m convinced that what they [...]
Far too often, we hear individuals in abusive relationships seeking to change their partners in order to change their relationship. While it is true that a change in either person will change the overall dynamic of the relationship, changing one’s partner [...]
It’s the cycle of abuse. Abusers always have a history of childhood abuse. They don’t mean to pass it on and they would do better if they knew how. Whether you are the abuse victim or perpetrator, you must make a decision to stop the cycle of dysfunction now. Yes, the spider web of abuse [...]
Where did you get the where-with-all to write your book (All But My Soul) people continue to ask seven years after its publication. This question has been presented to me so many times, I’m compelled to give you the answer in this article.
I didn’t write it; it wrote itself. Now I know that sounds ridiculous [...]
It is common knowledge that when one is beaten down, they feel beaten down. So it’s no wonder that domestic abuse survivors frequently suffer from depression. We see this in individuals living in an abusive relationship, and in those having left [...]
According to survey of the country’s leading rape experts, one in every five women is raped once in their life. This is regardless of their age, race, weight, financial status, and economic standing. Most women may or may not realize that she is being raped already; this is due to the fact that a woman [...]
I notice that when people are told to write as a) a way to keep records of the ongoing abuse episodes and domestic altercations, or b) for the healing effect, they recoil.
If I didn’t know better I’d think they felt as [...]
Tell me more about the “wakeful rest,” asks my proofreader. Well certainly, I think to myself. There is nothing I’d rather talk (write) about more.
What is the wakeful rest? Ahhh, that is the magic…the gold…the sweet spot, wherein the mind and [...]
Each time I encounter the body’s ability to heal itself, I’m in awe. And to witness the role of intention in this is even more mind-boggling.
As domestic violence survivors, you know the scars and wounds of battering. Did you know you can have a very active role in healing these injuries?
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Migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, essential hypertension, chronic pain, insomnia, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, excessive fatigue are just a few of the ongoing complaints of domestic violence survivors. And it’s not surprising.
These conditions [...]