Trauma

17 Jun 19

journeytoselflove

Triggers are external events or circumstances that may produce very uncomfortable emotional or psychiatric symptoms, such as anxiety, panic, discouragement, despair, or negative self-talk. As a survivor of several traumas, I’ve often wondered along this journey will there always be triggers and things that set me off into a downward spiral? Or will therapy and countless […]

17 Jun 19
"Winning" the Tragic Lottery

My daughter lost everything by “winning” what I think of as a Tragic Lottery of Rare Events!  Not just the usual things that devastate people’s lives…job, car, marriage, apartment – SO MUCH more than anyone can lose and go on living, yet she survives with extremely rare conditions that continue to put her life in […]

17 Jun 19
The Blogging Banshee

On a stormy night, a stillborn baby girl is brought back to life in the morgue by an electrical surge. The morgue attendant takes the baby home, never telling the mother her baby is alive. 16 years later the girl escapes the torment of her adoptive home. Now she searches for her mother and she […]

17 Jun 19
MadonnaWiseBooks

Forethought Could it be that in 2019, just finishing the read of two books that painstakingly revealed the plight of women and their struggles, I was captivated with the recently discovered, unsolved murder of a distant relative, or was it just my counselor training that bled empathy for the oppressed? In a life greatly influenced […]

17 Jun 19

Television is a bloody horrorshow, isn’t it? Whether you’re being scared by the most harmless things as a child, or you’re watching the deeply chilling News at 10, TV is as much of a fear factory as it is an entertainment machine. And I am definitely aware of that. In a bit of a departure […]

17 Jun 19
readroundoz

Book blurb… When a lethal bushfire tore through Myrtle, nestled in Victoria’s breathtaking Otway Ranges, the town’s buildings – and the lives of its residents – were left as smouldering ash. For three women in particular, the fire fractured their lives and their relationships. Eighteen months later, with the flurry of national attention long past, […]

17 Jun 19
christinexploring

Nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina, the Art of Living Retreat Center is the perfect getaway to unwind, find balance, and ground yourself. AOLRC offers a number of programs tailored to different goals. I attended the three day Happiness Retreat. Whatever your spiritual goals may be, AOLRC has a program […]

17 Jun 19
Entertainment Gists

Our thoughts are with these pizza lovers during this difficult time. View Entire Post › source https://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/pizza-traumas-no-decent-human-should-have-to-endure

17 Jun 19
All The Books I Can Read

The Forgotten Letters Of Esther Durrant Kayte Nunn Hachette AUS 2019, 384p Copy courtesy of the publisher Blurb {from the publisher/Goodreads.com}: A cache of unsent love letters from the 1950s is found in a suitcase on a remote island in this mysterious love story by top ten bestselling author, Kayte Nunn. 1951. Esther Durrant, a […]

17 Jun 19
Savage Divinity

  The strong rule, and the weak serve.   The strong fight, and the weak provide.   The strong thrive, and the weak survive.   All popular aphorisms used by nobles and civilians alike, the truth ingrained into their bones after generations of command or servitude, but Dastan wished with all his heart the world […]

16 Jun 19
Awakening The Divine

I want to start this off by talking a little bit about my own personal journey. To those who may already be familiar with me, and follow me on instagram, you know I have been on this Journey for a couple of years. To those that may not know me, let me begin… My name […]

16 Jun 19
Logos

R | 1h 46min | Horror, Thriller | 19 October 2018 (USA) Directed by: David Gordon Green | Cinematography by: Michael Simmons | Music: John Carpenter Written by: Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride and David Gordon Green (based on characters created by Debra Hill and John Carpenter) Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney Summary: 40 years […]

16 Jun 19
Veiled Witch's Mirror

It’s been a while since I posted. My life has been difficult of late. Partly because of problems with my physical health and partly because of problems with my psychological health. Depressive episodes makes it hard for me to function. I’ve gotten better about it with the assistance of better medication. But, being depressed still […]

16 Jun 19
I Survived 2

This is my Irma story. It is my story of how I lost the very little I had left to my name as a result of a brewing hurricane. My Irma account is not anywhere near the heartbreaking stories, which so many others can tell, of homes and lives being destroyed by the deadly storms […]

16 Jun 19
Canoe

North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound before police could arrest him. Jataveon Dashawn Hall, 19, is accused of breaking into a home in Hillsborough on […]