Feb 19 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 02/19/10)

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

@soundsblue The minute you choose to do what you really want to do, it’s a different kind of life.~ Buckminister Fuller

@rcinstitute Freedom Friday: freedom is living your best life, today, regardless of how others say you should live.

@LillyAnn “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.” ~ Shakespeare

@rcinstitute Simplicity Saturday: we’ve forgotten the importance of qualities like simplicity, balance and peace.

@Tamavista “You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.”, Navajo

@rcinstitute If love is the key that opens the heart, loss is the light that wakes up consciousness.

@abandontheherd Having organized, creative, insightful, clear thoughts is only possible if the mind has a chance to rest.

@ShipsofSong Anything that holds you back is an illusion that you are safer, better off where you are rather than where you are desiring to go.

Linked Tweets

@Kellen Therapy is Not to Make you Happy [SEO: This is so true. Therapy nearly always makes me miserable. :) In a good way!]

@Kathy_B_from_AC 20 Signs of Unresolved Trauma

@ssanquist Love this post! RT @DrKathleenYoung Relationships after Severe Trauma: Making Healthy Choices

@MarcyRubin What Not To Do When Dealing With Someone Who Is Mentally Unwell ~ this is an older post, but worth repeating [SEO: Excellent. I wish I’d had this when I was first diagnosed with a mental disorder.]

@life_with_DID This is amusing – #DID explained in computer terms [SEO: Love this! If anyone knows how to stop or slow the constant scroll, please let me know.]

@ElyssaD RT @Sung_H_Lee: 29 Semi-Productive Things I Do Online When I’m Trying to Avoid Real Work (via @TheManalyst) [SEO: I look for productive distractions when I’ve had a rough week but don’t want to check out completely — which would involve mindless video games. I save those for very special occasions!]

@GudrunFrerichs Dealing with the lack of memories.

@cesargamez Margaret Paul, Ph.D. has written a wonderful article entitled Healing The Abandonment Wounds

@monicajane9 Loving Life and Appreciating Depression ~ lovely post

@NAMIMass Empathy’s Natural, but Nurturing It Helps [SEO: NY Times article; no registration required to view.]

@Kellen How to Deal with Trauma Nightmares [SEO: Excellent insights into both the why and what to do about them.]

@kris_burns 6 Smart Stress Solutions to Help You Mellow Out Fast

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