"Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve… Continue reading Adverse Childhood Experiences
While browsing WordPress, I came across a post from Hopelesslystrong, where she lists all of the good and positive lessons she has learned in 2016. I think it's a great idea to focus on all of the positive that came out of 2016 , in spite of all the trials and difficult times I may have had. … Continue reading Lessons Learned in 2016
I found this quote on Twitter yesterday and it resonated with me deeply. So many times we live our lives trying and hoping to be loved by other people, to somehow prove to ourselves that we are worthy. Instead of trying to be loved by others, or even liked, we should learn to love ourselves… Continue reading Be The Type of Love You Deserve
I’ve been nominated by B.G. over at Getting Through Anxiety for the 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge! Thanks so much hun! :). Here are the rules for the challenge: 1.) Thank the person who nominated you. 2.) Select a quote for the next three days and write about it. 3.) Nominate 3 other bloggers for… Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge Nomination!