anxiety · Child abuse · Depression · Domestic abuse · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · mental health · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · self care

Take control of your own healing

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Every healing journey is unique to each person. No journey should be judged, minimised or discounted.

Whether it is childhood abuse, emotional, sexual or physical abuse, domestic abuse, grief, a single trauma or multiple traumas, nobody has the right to criticize someone else’s journey.

If you have compassion and maybe share what helped you, it doesn’t necessarily mean it will help others in the same way. Having compassion and empathy is so crucial. Listening, without trying to fix is also important.

After you reach a certain point in your healing, you will notice that things get easier. The intensity of certain emotions lessen and your sense of self-protection and boundaries are solid. If you suffer from a mental illness, it doesn’t necessarily mean it will go away. You eventually just learn to accept that it is a part of you and that you can handle it in a self-compassionate way.

What is your experience with healing?

Do you believe you will reach a point in your recovery where things eventually feel better?

Are you persistent in practicing self-care and healing with appropriate professional support?

Don’t forget that healing is a very up and down process. It isn’t always straightforward. Sometimes just as you are starting to feel better, something else comes along which needs processing. It might feel that you are back to square one again but this really isn’t the case.

Changes happen in very small ways sometimes and it depends on whether you have regular support.

Always be kind to yourself and others going through a process of healing ♥

Love Athina ♥

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4 thoughts on “Take control of your own healing

  1. As you will know from reading my blog, I have come along way and I know that I have to be responsible with myself, to help me get there. My self-healing has took time since my counselling sessions and I have done different things slowly, that was part of my self-healing. My blog being one of them, which I hope helps the next person who reads it, if they have unfortunately experienced a similar thing to me.

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      1. Thank you. I feel the best I have ever been since in my counselling my childhood was uncovered to be the cause of the issue and then being given the tolls I needed to slowly progress forward. 🙂

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