May 21 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 05/21/10)

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

@LZeefe “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. ~ J. M. Power

@michelemeiche “Everything is either a cry for love or an expression of love. There is only Love in varying degrees.”

@WritersQuotes “If you’ve experienced zero, every tiny gain is a triumph.” ~ Barbara Florio Graham

@mindpowersecret “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ~ Les Brown (via @sparklekaz)

@Fighting_Soul “We stop ourselves from being too loud, too different, or too much. Yet we crave our individuality, our wild, special selves.” (via @SusanAkaSARK)

@karenkmmonroy “Worry is a hamster wheel to the mortal mind. It’s just a form of avoidance to keep you from noticing that you have power.”

@zakaraya “The reason why everyone wants love so much is because it’s the closest thing to magic.” ~ Aquamarine

@LillyAnn “You cannot belong to anyone else, until you belong to yourself.” ~ P. Bailey

@TrendyDC “Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” ~ H. Fierstein (via LisaKiftTherapy @Maria_bg)

@Tamavista “Courage is a kind of salvation.” ~ Plato

@MichelePTSD “You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.” ~ Ruth E. Renkl

@traceymarksmd “Spring clean your psyche: toss out old grudges, living for others, putting yourself down, list of ways you’ve screwed up, negative thinking.”

@WritersQuotes “We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us.” ~ Stephen Covey

@LillyAnn “We don’t change, we just become more like ourselves.”

@PsychDigest “Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death, but to inspire yourself to life.” ~ Adele Brookman (via @_amandajo)

@SarahEOlson2009 “You know, an abundance of happy just freaks me out, too. :) It’s a learned tolerance thing. You may even find you like it.”

Linked Tweets

@drcmblake 70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier

@drcmblake Embrace Uncertainty

@HealMyPTSD Do I have PTSD?
[SEO: Excellent place to start educating oneself about PTSD, whether for yourself or a loved one.]

@kris_burns 10 Negative Thinking Patterns to Avoid (via Balance In Me)
[SEO: How to identify and control cognitive distortions.]

@MHAS_LA “What A Difference A Friend Makes” (PDF) — guide to supporting a loved one with mental illness.
[SEO: A professionally produced .PDF that can be printed as a brochure. Great resource!]

@Mindful_Living 4 Steps to Breaking Free from Limiting Beliefs by Don Miguel Ruiz

@goodthingZ Distracted? 9 Ways to Maintain Focus

@HealMyPTSD Survivors Speak – How Anxiety Feeds PTSD

@KarenLPhillips Establishing Healthy Boundaries (by @rcinstitute’s Marcia Sirota, MD)

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