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Rewards of Leaving an Abuser

Rewards of leaving an abuser

Rewards of Leaving an Abuser

An еmоtіоnаllу аnd рѕусhоlоgісаllу аbuѕіvе rеlаtіоnѕhір саn lеаvе уоu fееlіng іnfеrіоr, іnсоmреtеnt, аnd еvеn саuѕе уоu tо quеѕtіоn уоur ѕаnіtу. Whіlе іt mау ѕееm аlmоѕt іmроѕѕіblе аt tіmеѕ tо lеаvе іt, thе truth іѕ, уоur реrѕресtіvе оn уоurѕеlf аnd уоur роtеntіаl wіll сhаngе а grеаt dеаl whеn уоu аrе rеmоvеd frоm а ѕоurсе оf соntіnuаl dіѕаррrоvаl аnd сrіtісіѕm. Hеrе аrе the rewards of leaving an abuser that уоu саn lооk fоrwаrd tо еxреrіеnсіng аwау frоm thе еmоtіоnаllу аnd рѕусhоlоgісаllу damaging rеlаtіоnѕhір: Continue reading

Creative Ways to Stand Up To Bullies

Confront those bullies

Creative Ways to Stand Up to Bullies

When a person or a group of people uses force, coercion or intimidation for aggressively abusing or dominating others, it is known as bullying. This bullying behavior is often repeated and habitual. Bullying can be physical, sexual, or emotional which is often expressed in a verbal way. Some recent statistics have clearly shown that almost all school aged children experience bullying at some level during their academic careers.

Bullying usually includes some social or physical imbalances between the parties involved. Bullying culture can arise in any environment where human beings interact with each other. The long lasting impacts of bullying are very dangerous and they include anxiety, depression and sensitivity. Efforts should be made to stop bullies from bullying among school aged children, otherwise it can affect the victims throughout their school age and their professional lives thereafter.

There are many creative ways to stand up to bullies. Let us have a look at some very useful methods to stand up against bullying: Continue reading

The Strength to Rise after a Fall

the strength to rise after a fall

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It is not how many times we fall that matters, but rather, how many times we get back up again.

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Update: The first novel in our series of seven is now published, and is a courageous story of a young teen growing up in a home filled with domestic violence, and how she manoeuvres her way through such a difficult situation. Click here if you’d like to know more about this novel.

Click here if you’d like to be taken to the site where you can purchase this novel.

Persistance

determined

“Remember to follow your heart and go after your dream! There will be people in your life that will tell you that you’re wasting your time. Ignore them. There are things that will happen that will catch you on the blind side and drop you to your knees. Pull yourself together and move past them. Above all, don’t take it personally. It’s called life.

Life is full of disappointments, failures and setbacks. None of those things can permanently stop you. You have the power in you to overcome anything that life throws at you. There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind. Surround yourself with people who remind you that you matter, and support you in the ways that matter most to you. No person, situation, or circumstance can define who you are. Don’t give up, cave in, or stop believing that it’s possible…”

Marilyn Toida

Gratitude for a New Day

gratitude for a new day

Be grateful for each new day

“If the only prayer you say in your life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”

– Meister Eckhart

Gratitude for a New Day

What is Gratitude? Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness for the things that you have, the health that you’ve got as well as all the intangible aspects of yourself that you have been freely given. Gratitude notices when life bestows upon us the things that we require to make it through the day, the week, the month.

Upon noticing that these things have flowed into our lives, a grateful man or woman gives thanks for those things. A grateful man or woman is continuously aware of how much he or she has been given. When an individual focuses is on what is good and abundant in their life, more is added to them. When an individual focuses on lack and struggle, that is what they get more of. So training yourself to focus on abundance and being grateful for all of the small mercies of life helps to bring more abundance and greater gifts to you.

Showing gratitude helps to strengthen your relationships with others. It improves your health by reducing your stress, because you’re no longer focusing on what you don’t have and you’re now focusing on what you do have. Plus, it makes you more resilient and able to bounce back faster when life’s knocks get in the way.

How I Overcame Severe Depression by Keeping a Gratitude Diary

Many years ago when I was in my twenties, a relationship that I was in collapsed and my whole world fell apart. I could hardly get out of bed, I was so devastated by it all. The only thing that saved me was what I believe to have been God talking into my mind pleading with me to help myself. I would wake in the morning and lie in bed, dreading the day ahead of me and the thought of dragging myself through it.

Quite audibly I would hear a voice say to me, “Get up and go and write down all the things that you have to be grateful for!” If I didn’t move, if I continued to lie there, the voice would say it again. Only each time I heard it, the voice would be louder. I would hear that same command again and again. It would occur repeatedly until I got up and went to my desk and began writing.

Your List Will Get Longer and Longer

At first my list of things that I was grateful for was about 25 items long. It included my eyes, my ears, my feet and legs that got me around. Also, my hands, my ability to communicate, my intelligence and my health. The list got longer and longer each and every day. By the end of six weeks it was about three A4 pages long, both front and back.

Eventually, the list included things from my past that I’d never really thought to say thank you for. I even became grateful for the things that I had learned from the relationship that had just ended. Despite the pain of it all. Over the course of six weeks I went from severely depressed to fully recovered. All done without the use of anti-depressants, drugs or alcohol. Being grateful healed me.

So, whenever you find yourself feeling down and out, get out a pen and paper and start writing down all the things that you know you need to be grateful for. It will turn your life around, trust me.

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Update February 2016: The first novel in our series of seven is now published, and is a courageous story of a young teen growing up in a home filled with domestic violence, and how she manoeuvres her way through such a difficult situation.

Click here if you’d like to know more about this novel.

Click here if you’d like to be taken to the site where you can purchase this novel.