5 Powerful Self-Care Tips for Abuse and Trauma Survivors
by Shahida Arabi, originally posted on Self-Care Haven Being a trauma survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. Trauma acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care and introduces us to endless modalities for healing and expressing ourselves, enabling us to channel our crisis into our transformation. Most importantly, it gives us access to connect with other survivors who have been where we are. It is in these validating communities that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Here are some tips I’ve lived by that can benefit the healing journey of those who have been through trauma and abuse 1. Positive affirmations In order to reprogram our subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by…
I’ve Always Noticed A Black Diamond On My Tape Measure, But Had No Idea Why Until Now
Carpenters must know this, but a whole lot of other people do not.
What Made Farmland Sales Jump?
Ag landowner services company Farmers National Company saw real estate sales volume of farms and ranches shoot up double digits during the first half of this fiscal year compared to the past two years. That prompted FNC to take a closer look at just what was happening.
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
How to Start a Residential Program
This workshop will give you an overview of how to start your very own residential program. You will learn about the different types of residential programs, zoning, licensing, permins, documentation needed, funding, and more!
The Cost of Caregiving
Cronkite News would like to hear about your experience as a caregiver for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
What Are the Most Common Retirement Questions You Receive about Social Security?
My husband wants to retire at 62 and start taking Social Security. Is that okay This typically comes up because husbands are often a few years older than their wives, and figure they want to “get their money’s worth” by taking Social Security as early as possible. I think that can be a bad move. Unless you have oodles of money to live on in retirement, you — as a couple — want to maximize your Social Security payout for the longest surviving spouse. It’s important to understand that when one spouse dies, the other spouse is entitled to just one Social Security payment. So you want the surviving spouse to have the biggest possible benefit. Here’s how: Whichever spouse is the higher earner (and thus eligible for a bigger Social Security benefit)…
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
Thrifting Guide: Tips and Tricks of Thrift
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Top four health concerns for seniors and how to prevent them
By Steve Guntli According to WebMD, the most-visited medical reference site on the Internet, the following afflictions are some of the most common concerns for senior citizens as they grow older. Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier and happier life. Obesity According to the Centers for Disease…