Healing Sounds & Words – Mantras, Psalms and Prayers Spiritual sounds can cause a shift in mindsets to heal our mind, body and spirit

When one is suffering from depression or C-PTSD,all one feels like doing is just lying down and shutting the world out. The pain is so intense that nothing seems to ease the torment, at that time instead of turning to drugs and drinks, I suggest that one invests in a…

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Connection -The Key To Healing From Trauma To heal from emotional wounds we need the care and support of another human being

“The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation”, writes the noted child trauma therapist Bruce Perry. We humans are socials animals, we cannot exist in isolation. Unlike the young ones of other living creatures, the…

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Change Lives By Just Being Nice Even the smallest acts of goodness can change another person forever

Being nice to someone does not require great efforts or big sacrifices, however,  we miss out on creating change in our world.  Being nice is so simple yet we have been programmed by our society to fight for our place in this universe.  From childhood we are told we have…

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Parents Don’t Respect Their Kids’ Feelings But Expect Their Kids to Care For Them Parents complain that their kids don’t care about them but did they actually care about their kids when they were young

Many parents totally disregard their children’s feelings when they are young and then magically expect them to feel positive emotions when they are adults. All I remember of my childhood after my mother died was a father who never let me relax. Constantly, I had to be on call and…

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Forgiving & Turning the Other Cheek is Bad for Your Physical & Mental Health How turning the other cheek messed me up physically & mentally

Growing up Catholic, the concept of forgiveness was deeply ingrained in my psyche. According to the Bible, if someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. And how many times shall I forgive my brother who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I…

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Incest – How Women Enable Sexual Abuse in the Family I still find it hard to understand how women enable child sexual abuse by vehement accusations or complicit silence

Not even a month after my mother died, a cousin 10 years older than me – the Porn Addict caught me unawares and tried to drag me to the bedroom while I was alone in my home, on the first floor. I screamed, my paternal grandmother who lived on the…

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The Blessing of a Good Enough Mother Despite losing my mother while still a child, the memory of her love sustained me through difficult times

I consider myself lucky to have had a mother who really loved me. She was not perfect, she had her shortcomings like every human being but never once did I seriously doubt that we her kids were not an important part of her life.  For me having a good enough…

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Healing From The Past Means Feeling Fully Alive In The Present Recovering from an abusive childhood means that the pain and hurt of the past is no longer part of your psyche

Distrust is a major issue in the life of a survivor of child abuse. We are unable to trust anyone. We just don’t feel  we are truly worthy of being loved. Or that the person who is good to us always has ulterior motives. The hyper-vigilance is a constant in…

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Looking with Eyes of Love To become emotionally healthy we need another human to look at us with love, they need to be attuned to our feelings

For those of us born with normal eyesight, the eyes are the first thing we look to for emotional  feedback.  To know if someone is interested in us, gives a damn about us, we just need to see whether we are the focus of their gaze.  The most heartbreaking feeling…

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3 Important Steps Towards Becoming Mentally Healthy Changing my mindset to heal depression and ease the wounds of abuse

The 3 most important steps that helped me on my journey of healing and wholeness: Self-Love First – If you were not loved by  your parents, family or carers, you need to learn to love yourself. It may seem selfish to be doing things what you like and want. That…

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