I’m Calling You

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Wherever you are, I’m calling you. There is a brighter day waiting for you to step into its warmth, peace and grace!

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Ask Yourself: Does My Developmental Age match My Chronological Age?

Tonya Raymond On Her Book ‘Dear God’s Daughter: Words of True Love When False Love Fails’

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When asked why she feels the release of her book is important, she responds: “Since being under quarantine, domestic violence cases have increased,” she says. “I believe this book will serve as a tool for women who are thinking about leaving their significant other or have since split-up with their partner during this time.”

Why You Can’t Talk About IT: The Effects of Trauma on the Brain

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Trauma is caused by a very difficult experience that has emotional, psychological, and physiological effects. In this post, I explore some reasons why it is often difficult to verbalize traumatic experiences.

Who Is Driving Your Car?

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Is this person actually boring, or is their lack of chaos, drama, and mind games simply failing to feed your own toxic desire for dysfunction?

Trauma Is Not Armour

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Trauma does not build character. Your trauma depleted your strength, robbed you of your dreams and opportunities, destroyed your trust in yourself and self-image, and left you with unhealthy coping mechanisms. Stop praising what has hurt and continues to poison you.

Reflections

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Can you image looking in the mirror at your age and seeing a reflection of the younger you staring back at you?

Betrayal of Innocence

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The FBI reports that the National Institute for Mental Health found that 1% – 10% of victims ever tell that they were abused.

Roaring through obstacles

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Sometimes the goal is washing your face and brushing your teeth.