May 28 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 05/28/10)

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

@zakaraya “Everyone in the world should be able to sleep without fear, at least for one night.” ~ Amma

@cpchad “We have the ability to form conclusions both true and false … simultaneously.”

@LoriThrives “When we are afraid of anything, we are saying it has the power to hurt us. We give fear power by believing in it.”

@PsychDigest “Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” ~ Aldous Huxley

@Maura_Aura “I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.” ~ Oprah Winfrey (RT @kellyshipp)

@abusesurvivors “Don’t let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct your future.” ~ Zig Ziglar

@LillyAnn “In order to change anything you must first accept it as it is, not your concept of how it should have been.”

@rcinstitute “Emotional healing involves developing a powerful inner warrior who rejects the inner critic’s messages.”

@esoterismo “How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer

@Tamavista “When the Self is known, all illusions vanish. The veil falls, and you see clearly.” ~ Hindu Wisdom

@drcmblake ☆↺☆”S U R R O U N D Yourself with People… who BELIEVE YOU CAN!” ~ Dan Zadra

@soulseedz “Consider the outrageous improbability of your existence and give thanks. You are a miracle.”

@SarahEOlson2009 “It will all come together … happiness that returns just because, fear that gets lost when pointless … I believe this.”

@Quotes4Writers “Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

@AffirmYourLife “Life is full of obstacle illusions.” ~ Grant Frazier

Linked Tweets

@drcmblake 50+ Simple 30-Second Ways to Bring Tranquility To Your Life
[SEO: Excellent resource! Lots of ways to calm yourself in various situations. Also, Breathing Is Good.]

@TherapyOnline Mental Health Apps Like a Therapist in Your Pocket
[SEO: iPhone apps for therapeutic benefit are growing ever more sophisticated, and certainly will gain more widespread use both with availability, and considering the lack of face to face resources for many people in need.]

@healmyptsd Common PTSD questions

@drcmblake The Tao Of Productivity (Via Zen Habits)
[SEO: I’ve about got a lock on the “master non-action” part. :)]

@AboutPsychology “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” ~ Carl Rogers, On Becoming a Person
[SEO: A collection of Carl Rogers quotes at the link.]

@psychcentral Proof Positive: Chicken Little Goes to Resilience Therapy (via @patriciasinglet)
[SEO: Amusing and clever “transcript” from the therapy session of Chicken Little discussing process of how to not catastrophize everything. :) ]

@drcmblake The Halfhearted Yes: Why We Don’t Say No and How to Start (Via Tiny Buddha)

@hyblis Why your biggest lie is to yourself (via @FindingMelissa @woundedgenius)

@HealMyPTSD Like to read? HealMyPTSD.com is starting a free monthly book club
[SEO: On the info page for the book club at the link, also scroll to the bottom for an excellent list of resources related to PTSD.]

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