Feb 26 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 02/26/10)

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

@rcinstitute Truthful Tuesday: Ruthless Compassion is the unerring pursuit of the unvarnished truth

@Splinteredones What is it about telling a horrible, vile memory to a trusted witness that is so transformative?

@rcinstitute Thoughtful Thursday: facing reality is the only way to be empowered in this world.

@LillyAnn “We must live from within outwards, not from without inwards.” Lao-Tse #spirituality

@rcinstitute Soulful Sunday: the soul finds healing in forgiving ourselves our bad choices, while intending to make better ones.

@Tamavista “There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.” Spinoza

@inlifeawareness “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~Lewis B. Smedes

@rcinstitute Grace is what we do after we’ve done everything right & things still didn’t work out.

@Tamavista “The great virtue in life is real courage that knows how to face facts and live beyond them.”, D. H. Lawrence

Linked Tweets

@HealMyPTSD Taking the hope/belief conversation further: I had no hope. But I did have belief I could heal PTSD.

@AfterSilence Was it my fault? Self-Blame and Survivors

@sinbysilence “Pain, fear, loneliness, isolation…what does this mean today? My past!”

@rcinstitute (1) The way of the warrior is to practice Ruthless Compassion and (2) The way of the warrior is to be fully grounded in reality.

@ssanquist “Toxic Friends: An Interview with Susan Shapiro Barash – Beyond Blue”

@DarleneOuimet The Truth can be elusive and hard to spot but when it hits..BAM ~poetic and powerful~

@GoodthingZ 9 Paradoxes of Happiness

@AfterSilence A Recovery Bill of Rights for Trauma Survivors

@abandontheherd This is really helpful! – Eckhart Tolle explains how to take breathing breaks throughout your day (video at link)

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