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.
@Tamavista “You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.” ~ Navajo
@FeministQuotes “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~ Alice Walker (via @VoiceinRecovery @Splinteredones)
@NoSocialAnxiety “Don’t let anyone bully or abuse you, including yourself.”
@rcinstitute “Soulful Sunday: healing the soul requires facing its wounds, grieving them, and letting them go.”
@Quotes4Writers “Courage is the resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” ~ Mark Twain
@karenkmmonroy “You only think things are supposed to be hard because of the evidence of your past-but it doesn’t make it true.”
@Tamavista “As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude nor weakness weakness.” ~ Thoreau
@Ellen_Brown “When you allow yourself to FEEL your feelings, they move through you like a river instead of getting stuck inside.”
@suebatt55 “A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.” ~ Tecumseh (via @Splinteredones)
@DarleneOuimet “No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality… Freedom and wholeness call from the other side of broken.”
@LillyAnn “Our soul appears .. when we make room for it.” ~ Thomas Moore
@LoriMoreno “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” ~ Robert Collier
@PsychDigest “People change and forget to tell each other.” ~ Lillian Hellman
@Tamavista “Create your future from your future, not your past.” ~ Erhard
@GoodthingZ 50 Peaceful Things
[SEO: Every little bit helps!]
@ArmyWellBeing Women, Trauma, and PTSD
[SEO: A good overview whether in the military or not.]
@Kathy_B_from_AC “Wanna learn about DID / MPD? A linked list of 120+ articles on the Discussing Dissociation blog has been updated.”
[SEO: Many topics pertain broadly to any trauma survivor.]
@DrKathleenYoung What is complex PTSD?
Fearless Nation ~ for people with PTSD, loved ones, clinicians, and mental health advocates. See also @fearlessnation (via @SarahEOlson2009)
@DrKathleenYoung “Nice series on keeping your therapy private vs. sharing about it with others.” (via @drkkolmes)
@WomensLaw “If you are a victim of abuse, think twice about putting your info on the Internet.” Safety With Social Media
@ElyssaD How to save a friend from the brink #cnn #mentalhealthmonday #suicide prevention
@PTSDdotOrg Reduce health care costs by preventing childhood sexual abuse
[SEO: Excellent article regarding longterm costs of child sexual abuse, not just in terms of longterm therapy or meds costs, but physical ailments linked to chronic stress, lost productivity, etc.]