Growing instead ……

Many times I would read about ‘releasing trauma’.  Many times I didn’t get it because mine didn’t feel that way.  Tonight I read an awesome post that shared another analogy that I really like.  Thank you Jeann for your willingness to share. Jeann Kezelman TOPIC: “Developmental Trauma CANNOT be released, instead it must be RE-PATTERNED”…

Healing is a Choice

I am writing several posts about acceptance…accepting myself, my diagnosis, my challenges.  Along the way I noticed in my reading about acceptance that some people interpret acceptance as staying the way they are.  I don’t believe this.  I accept where I am but that doesn’t mean I plan to stay that way.  I believe strongly…

Posttraumatic Growth

Hey I found a new term for thriving.  Posttraumatic Growth is a term coined by “psychologists Richard G. Tedeschi and Lawrence G. Calhoun at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in the mid-nineties.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posttraumatic_growth  I came across it in this article “How to Suffer Successfully: Post-Traumatic Growth and Nietzschean Resilience” http://wakeup-world.com/2015/12/07/how-to-suffer-successfully-post-traumatic-growth-and-nietzschean-resilience/ Most people do…