At times, survivors may be their own worst enemy. We riddle ourselves with doubts, constantly questioning whether or not we are good enough – as parents, partners, human beings – and determine our accomplishments to be irrelevant. Some aren’t cautious enough with the empathic residue left by their abuse, and find themselves unable to recognize… Continue reading Trigger Points Seeking Submissions for Survivors Empowering Survivors Series.
Many survivors “know” that being sexually assaulted was not their fault. Now, I’m one of them. But the question I’ve worked to answer after a decade of healing and processing what happened to me is, “Well, then why didn’t I do something?” I had heard this dozens and dozens of times — in my own head… Continue reading The Freeze Response: How a Warrior Handles the Trauma of Sexual Assault
I’m so excited to kick off the #SurvivorsEmpoweringSurvivors series with Amy Oestreicher. You will be shocked and inspired by what this beautiful woman has not only overcome, but accomplished in spite of some of the most difficult challenges one can imagine. Her resilience is astounding. We’ll hear from Amy again later in the month when… Continue reading How I Used My Own Detour to Help College Students
You’re not going to want to miss what we have in store for the month of February! The Survivors Empowering Survivors series is shaping up to be no less than awe-inspiring. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few of the survivors you’ll be hearing from: Amy Oestreicher – A PTSD peer-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The… Continue reading A Sneak Peek at the Survivors Empowering Survivor Series.