Brewed Thoughts – Maya Angelou

Originally posted on Rhythm In Life:
Precious jewel, you glow, you shine, reflecting all the good things in the world. Just look at yourself. Maya Angelou To all of you precious ladies around the world.

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5 Inspiring Uplifting Bible Quotes To Start Your Week

Originally posted on Orethapedia:
Exhaustion, weariness, sleeplessness, constant tiredness…we’ve all experienced it. God never tires and He gives me strength when I need it. Here are five quotes to uplift you. Psalm 62:1  “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.” Matthew 11:28-29  “Come to me, all you who are weary…

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8 Ways For Complex Trauma Survivors To Build Self Esteem & Self Care ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

Originally posted on Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD:
Complex trauma is ongoing and/or repeated interpersonal trauma/abuse, caused with a captivity environment, where there is no perceived way to escape. If this is endured within childhood, the child often fails to learn self care, appropriate boundaries and fails to develop a healthy self esteem.…

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Our mother as first and most important mirror

Originally posted on Emerging From The Dark Night:
“The mother gazes at the baby in her arms, and the baby gazes at his mother’s face and finds himself therein…provided that the mother is really looking at the unique, small, helpless being and not projecting her own expectations, fears, and plans for the child. In that…

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Mother’s Day

Originally posted on ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse:
Mother’s Day message, Author Serge Melki (CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic) WARNING:  Graphic Images Mother’s Day can be a difficult time for abuse victims.  Mothers may have been the non-offending parent in our lives – the parent who provided us some measure of solace, but…

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Ending the Toxic Relationship and Giving Yourself Time and Space to Find Yourself

Originally posted on The Invisible Scar:
photo credit: AmyJanelle Some relationships are deeply damaging and unhealthy for the people within the relationship. Unlike healthy relationships, which have peaks and lows, which have struggles now and then, a toxic relationship is poison to the people involved. But what happens if the toxic relationship is within the family…

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Reminder I survived

Originally posted on PTSD – Accepting, Coping, Thriving:
Thanks to Facebook I connected with Lilly Hope Lucario – Link below if you would like to connect too.  Her post encourage me and remind me there are many others struggling with CPTSD*. Healing From Complex Trauma and Ptsd/cptsd November 22, 2016 · I would like to…

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