Tag: Abuse Quotes

The Best Minds in Mental Health aren’t the Docs

The best minds in mental health aren't the docs. They're the trauma survivors who have had to figure out how to stay alive for...

Like Many People who were Raised

Like many people who were raised in a volatile household, I associate a shift in energy with the potential for abuse. I am learning...

When Confronted, Abusers will Try

When confronted, abusers will try to convince you that you needed too much, wanted too much, said too much, you were…too much. The only...

Anyone Can be Manipulated by a Narcissist

Anyone can be manipulated by a narcissist. It has nothing to do with your level of intelligence, or how many degrees you have. Victims...

Surviving Abuse is One of the Loneliest Chapters

Surviving abuse is one of the loneliest chapters a human can know. ⁣ The internal dialogue that questions whether it’s our fault, if we...

Your Trauma does not Excuse Abusive Behavior

Your trauma does not excuse abusive behavior. Not ever. You have to do whatever is necessary to make sure that you don't turn into...

Avoid People who Mess with Your Head

Avoid people who intentionally and repeatedly do and say things that they know upset you. Avoid people who expect you to prioritize them but...

Cannabis Isn’t a Gateway Drug. Alcohol Isn’t a Gateway Drug.

"Cannabis isn’t a gateway drug. Alcohol isn’t a gateway drug. Nicotine isn’t a gateway drug. Caffeine isn’t a gateway drug. Trauma is the gateway....

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

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Why do We Fear Death?

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7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...