February 2, 2014

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How To Move On (denial and the 5 stages of grief)

five-stages-of-grief

A guide to help victims become survivors. Can anyone else relate to this? “I don’t want to be a victim OR a survivor! I want to live an alternate reality. I don’t want this to be my reality and I spend a lot of energy trying to avoid it. I do pretty good until something […]

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January 31, 2014

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How To Move On (let the fight fuel you – part 2)

Heart on Fire - from victim to survivor

A guide to help victims become survivors. QUESTION: As a survivor, how do you let the fight fuel you? Another words, how do you let the fight for survival – the grief, guilt, anger, and even the hate – fuel you instead of drain you, after you’ve been victimized or suffered great trauma? Have you […]

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January 27, 2014

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How To Move On (freedom in remembering – part 1)

Break Free!

A guide to help victims become survivors. We’ll try to answer the questions that have come in one at a time. I pray this stirs much discussion which others find useful and encouraging! I received another email recently and in part, I was asked “how” is it possible to write about all this stuff if […]

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January 23, 2014

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Each Day

Related articles Leadership Minute: Everyday Choices (prayertherapy21.wordpress.com) How one photographer’s foolishness is saving endangered wildlife (mnn.com)

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January 22, 2014

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How To Move On (intro. cont.)

Dr.Phil - life coach

(As a continuation of the previous post, because it was getting too long again and my thoughts run in all directions…) As I think about it, my struggle in answering some emails may be where I could improve as a speaker too. When I get invited somewhere, I do not have a plan. There is […]

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January 21, 2014

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How To Move On (intro.)

How To Move On (series)

I received another email recently and it pulled at my heart-strings in such a way that I wept. Another beautiful soul with so many questions… another survivor looking for answers… While trying to respond to this email, I realized that I have yet to directly answer some things or put them to paper. It made […]

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January 16, 2014

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Quit Trying So Hard!

“Why do you try so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?” “Why do you try so hard to live a normal life when you were born to live an extraordinary life?” I have been asked questions, such as these, by people from all walks of life ever since I was […]

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January 8, 2014

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Scars are Beautiful

Scars are Beautiful

Do not tell me I am beautiful If my scars you have not seen… The scars on my arms and legs From being stabbed and cut with blades, The scars on my back from being whipped, Or the scars across my stomach from being sick Do not tell me I am beautiful Not until you […]

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January 6, 2014

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Letters From An Online Friend

*this is a re-post and response to my last post, “Before I Give Up.” I hope everyone can follow the way I’m doing this, but if not, just go to her site “Die Trying” as it’s easiest to follow along from there. Dear Jessie When trying to write a book such as this, it is […]

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