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.
@motivatquotes “We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.” ~ E. Nightingale (via @Hopefortrauma)
@Maura_Aura “We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.” ~ Harrison Ford
@exectweets: “We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” ~ Carlos Castaneda (via @andrewsavikas)
@Maura_Aura “Some of us think holding on makes us strong but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse
@TWLOHA “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~ e. e. cummings
@Hopefortrauma “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~ Albert Einstein
@feistywoman “Let us accept the truth even when it surprises us and alters our views.” ~ George Sand
@soundsblue “Everyone is broken by life. But afterward, many are strong in the broken places.” ~ Hemmingway
@Tamavista “Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
@lizstrauss “Fear is the mind-killer…I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone…Only I will remain.” ~ DUNE
@AffirmYourLife “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ~ May Sarton
@Maura_Aura “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” ~ Deepak Chopra
@Tamavista “To have courage for whatever comes in life — everything lies in that.” ~ Teresa of Avila
@DepressionForum “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Buddha ღ
@JoanneAbk “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth – not going all the way, and not starting.” ~ Buddha
@LollyDaskal “You are on the edge of something that matters…pay attention.”
@drkkolmes Google and Facebook Raise New Issues for Therapists and Their Clients (via The Washington Post)
@GoodthingZ 5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive (via Psych Central)
@PsychMaven The Beauty of Cognitive Dissonance An initial stab at understanding cognitive dissonance. Humans are both weird and amazing.
[SEO: Cognitive dissonance fascinates me; it’s sort of like chaos theory in micro. :)]
@kris_burns 10 fabulous ways to overcome stress (via My Inspiration Lounge)
@RAINN01 Check out this new Blackberry Panic App It helps keep you safe, and extra bonus, proceeds benefit #RAINN ! [Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network]
[SEO: I don’t own a Blackberry, but this seems helpful if you do. It costs only $2.99 USD, with $1 going to RAINN.]
@jkiro 39 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist (by @JWhite) (via @drcmblake @2cre8 @IamPramit)