Jan 15 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (Week ending 01/15/10)

I have been remiss in not mentioning my inspiration for these “Best Tweets” posts. That distinction belongs to Jane Friedman of There Are No Rules at Writer’s Digest, who compiles a weekly “Best Tweets for Writers” post. She was both helpful and generous in pointing me toward ways to automate some of this process. (Still working on that part.) If you’re a writer, she is a must-follow resource and inspiration. You can also follow Jane on Twitter. Many thanks, Jane!

Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors is a weekly Friday feature. My selections are entirely subjective, and I know it will never be possible to include every great resource tweeted. But I can try! I’ve personally read all tweeted links, and believe them to be of great value.

Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for content found on any other website. Stay safe, and don’t follow links if you believe you might be triggered by them. Also, I will not be re-checking links from older Best Tweets posts, and if the site’s archived URL is different from the one I’ve provided here, you may need to do a search on their site.

Please add your candidates for Best Tweets For Trauma Survivors in the comments.

Standalone Tweets

@DrAverySlyker There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside of you~Maya Angelou

@LisaKiftTherapy #EmotionalHealth Challenge: Look inward & examine your various parts. Know, understand, validate & empathize with them.

@divinetweets What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson

@LifeCoachMary “Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness.” — Chang-Tzu

@LillyAnn Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. ~Carl Jung

@NorvalRhodes “Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and hoping the other person will die.”

@Airis153 What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. ~Plutarch

@NoSocialAnxiety There are more important things in life than what people think, like trying your best, caring for others, and being true to yourself.

@MonicaTweeter ‘One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.’ JUNG

@dragonheartsong Sunday morning brings // gentle wakening and time // to breathe and just “be.” #senryu #haiku #chillout

@LillyAnn The courage to be who you are is where your spiritual path begins.
@LillyAnn Stare at reality face-to-face, without blinking, and become yourself with open eyes.

@ShipsofSong Patience is the process when change gives you the courtesy to come into alignment with what you are asking for.

Linked Tweets

@MonicaTweeter Abuse in childhood linked to migraine and other pain disorders

@realwarriors #Yoga is helping some #veterans decrease the physical and mental tension associated with PTSD

@AffirmYourLife “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Buddha. Self-esteem Affirmations

@Lawyer4Warriors Inspiring story – Dog helps Iraq vet with PTSD ‘My little Marine’

@therapynews Therapy Beats Drugs for Mild Depression, Study Shows

@life_with_DID On average a person with DID will spend 7 years within the psychiatric system before diagnosis – we spent 6

@LisaKiftTherapy New article in The Toolbox about how to help someone with an eating disorder #eatingdisorders

@arttherapy The healing power of music #music #musictherapy #heal #arttherapy

@invisibleillwk Allsup Outlines What You Need to Know Before Filing Your SSDI Claim (U.S.)

@StressDoc Tips On Coping With Anxiety from WebMD

@NewPsychologist The Art of Second Chances: On Forgiving, Forgetting and Letting Go

@Splinteredones RT @DaveMSW How Do You Inspire a Client to Believe in Therapy? BINGO, thanks.

@zen_habits On zenhabits: 8 Unconventional Ways to De-stress and Release Tension

@Hopefortrauma Psychotherapy and insurance: the double bind

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1 comment

  1. 5kidswdisabilities

    I would love it if you could add my blog, http://5kidswdisabilities.wordpress.com
    I have 2 children with severe PTSD, one with DID. Despite all of the drama, I think our lives are “normal”, and I look for the good in everything.
    Lindsey Petersen

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