Healing From Abuse

Abuse Survivors and Expressing Anger, Chat with Svava Brooks

I recently had the honor of talking with someone who I have a tremendous amount of respect for, my friend and survivor advocate, Svava...

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Trauma is cumulative, but so is healing.

At times, healing from trauma can feel like a struggle to grasp just who is in control of this journey, which way we are going, and if...

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Reflecting on her Safe Place of Refuge.

A short story of reflection from regular guest blogger, survivor, and friend, Dawn. If you’ve read any of her previous posts here on...

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Abuse and Addiction Healing Happens in Phases.

As much as I would like my life to move in a linear fashion, from point A to point B with little to no resistance or deviation, I have...

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The repetitive nature of healing can be frustrating.

Healing is frustrating, lets just call it what it is. For all of the good that we are doing for ourselves in the every day work of being a...

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We are Not Weak Just Human, Reach out for Help.

I had the honor of being a part of a Men’s Mental Health Social Interest Group over on The Good Men Project. As a weekly columnist...

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Unpacking emotional triggers for deeper understanding.

One of the most important things to embrace in a healing journey, is the ability to look at our past and unpack all of the memories with an...

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Acknowledge and express our own needs.

My friend Sheryl, shares a story about personal growth and healing, as a guest blogger here on SMP. I’m always honored to have...

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