When Inspirational Material Triggers Self Blame

I was watching a motivational video clip that someone shared from You Tube and something struck me “icky”. Something about it was just NOT motivational. It was near the beginning when the speaker said “but somewhere along the line, you changed. You stopped being you. You let people stick a finger in your face and … Continue reading "When Inspirational Material Triggers Self Blame"

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Importance of Recognizing Progress in Recovery

“It is important to give yourself credit for all your successes, no matter how small. If you wait to get to the end of the healing process, until you’re ‘finished,’ before you recognize your progress, you’ll wait forever. Each small step is a building block, and accomplishment in and of itself, and by acknowledging each … Continue reading "Importance of Recognizing Progress in Recovery"

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Physical Abuse ~ who says when Discipline is Abusive?

My husband usually says that he was not physically abused but once in a while in the past few years he has admitted that there were a few occasions when he actually was physically abused by his father. He is willing to call what happened “abusive”.  I have always found it fascinating that he didn’t … Continue reading "Physical Abuse ~ who says when Discipline is Abusive?"

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