Category Archives: Overcoming Effects of Abuse

Little Triggers-Big Affects

We have to keep recreating ourselves, our lives, so that we can be better than what the abuse made us. Continue reading

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Creating Birthdays Worth Celebrating

Birthdays were miserable affairs in my youth, and that carried over into my adulthood. For that reason, this year I want to try something different. I want to proclaim my birthday as something special. Something to celebrate. Insight dawned as … Continue reading

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Self-expression Is Therapy

It has been a much longer and harder road to write my book on the long term effects of sexual abuse than I realized, especially since I am including personal accounts that require an emotional connection that I did not allow … Continue reading

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How to Change a Negative Mindset

No matter how positive we want to appear, others can easily see through our negative attitude. Negativity is a pattern, a learned behavior, that unleashes something painful on the world. After several severe car accidents, I didn’t realize that my chronic … Continue reading

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