Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. I received a message on Facebook from someone I had mutual friends with and I am instantly triggered. I am going to leave out … More What Am I Supposed to Feel Now that My Abuser is Dead?
To who it may concern, I am sorry for those times that I did not show up or respond to you the way you needed. I am sorry if I did or said something that offended or hurt you. I am sorry for any of the times that I sat in the wrong chair with … More An Open Apology – I Am Sorry for Hurting You
Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. My abuser has been physically out of my life for years, but he is with me daily. I realized I was living my life … More Change of Tide – Breaking the Silence of Abuse
Poetry is written and owned by Warrior. For permission to use email firstname.lastname@example.org for permission to use) Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. If you need immediate assistance call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. For a … More To the Broken
Today JJ sent me a text that stated “You Are Loved”. Then he proceeded to ask me if I knew I was loved without having to do anything. He then asked each of our children the same thing. We had powerful conversation as a family about love. About understanding love and that true love is … More YOU ARE LOVED!
On my path of healing and growth I have gotten myself some amazing mentor to support me along the way. What I have discovered is that I am not a victim. Each day I get to choose to live from my past experiences or choose to create something new. Think of it this way, when … More I Am Not a Victim I Am in the Driver Seat
Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. Over the last 6 months there have been a lot of domestic violence murders in the news. Each one sent me spiraling a little … More Survivors Guilt
As I grow I find myself repeating the circle of trial, depression, humbling myself, gratitude, and growth. This time, I found myself struggling to see my blessings. Then I came across a guided mediation that helped me improve my attitude of gratitude. As I listen to it, I am reminded of how blessed I truly … More Attitude of Gratitude
Last weekend I attended an amazing seminar titled, Queen of the Kingdom. It was just what I needed to put me back on track with self discovery and possibility. It was a seminar of 1500 woman from 28 different States. My week prior had been unusual, exhausting, and stressful. The morning of the first day … More I Am Becoming Wonder Woman
Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. An Emotional Trigger is a response to a person, situation, event, that provokes a strong emotional reaction. For some people, an upsetting or stressful life event, such as … More Let’s Talk About Triggers
I AM that I AM. I am what I think and believe. That which we affirm becomes our reality. When we change our thoughts we change our reality. If our affirmations are: I am fat, I am unworthy, I am stupid, I am unwanted, I am useless, I am………. our mind believes us. This is … More I AM that I AM
I was never I girly girl, I loved playing outside, climbing trees, working in the yard with my dad, and laying on the ground watching the clouds. Anytime I felt anxious, upset, or overwhelmed I would go outside, take of my shoes and daydream. I did not understand that what I was doing was grounding … More Grounding – Connecting to the Earth
Anxiety, Depression, and our own internal dialog often paint the way we see ourselves. We compare our worst against others best. We define ourselves by our perspective of celebrities, airbrushed models, and the lives we see on social media. I am grateful for the following perspective: Life is about learning and growth. We learn … More I AM ENOUGH Because I AM LIVE!
I am discovering that the root of most of my feelings of sadness and fear come from not loving my self. I grew up hating my body, hating my mind, and feeling less than everyone around me. I was bigger then my older sister and bullied because of my size, so I believed there must … More Loving Self
I love November and focusing on what I am grateful for. I never thought I would say this since being grateful when in an anxious or depress state is not always easy. I am grateful for my trails. As I have overcome my trails I have gained strength, healing, knowledge, and gratitude. I am grateful … More Beyond Grateful!
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Warrior started being bullied in 6th grade at which time she became suicidal. Add on top of that, puberty triggering a chemical imbalance. I was … More Warriors Fight
Depression – sadness; gloom; dejection. A condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal; sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason. These feelings of depression, deep sadness and self-doubt manifests in different ways for different people. It also manifests differently for the same person. For me there are times the simplest of … More Supporting Feelings of Sadness, Despair & Self-Doubt with Essential Oils
As we stood in the middle of a store with Warrior frozen in place and shaking. I wish I would have had my essential oils in my purse not out in the vehicle. Warrior and I both have anxious feelings, but we each experience them differently and support ourselves with different essential oils. Warriors experiences … More Supporting Anxious Feelings with Essential Oils
As I shared the following experience with a friend, she encouraged me to share it here. This is not a topic I often share because it is sacred and special to me. My spirituality, belief in God as our Heavenly Father, prayer, and divine intervention are very personal and important to me. I believe in … More Asking For Angels
Life often reflects to us those things that inspire or trigger us. I believe challenges show up to give us coarse corrections in our lives. I am seeing the things I dislike about myself reflected be others which are triggering me. Someone posted the following quote on Facebook which reminded me of things I have … More Choose, Choose, and Choose Again