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.
@wolfree “One of the marvels of the world is a soul in prison with the key in its hand covered with dust.” ~ Rumi
@1in3LikeMe “The day that you discover that you are in charge of your life is the day you turn your life around.” ~ Patricia Fripp
@HPSelf “What does being the genuine self mean? You are relaxed being you, have discovered you like you, and offer yourself love and acceptance.”
@CarePathways “To truly transform, we must be open to having a compassionate relationship with all parts of ourselves.”
@Rainer_hilft “The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself.” ~ Confucius (via @Maria_bg)
@alovelyliz “Gratitude is the fastest form of healing. What you resist persists.”
@Tamavista “Every situation, every moment — is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.” ~ Goethe
@StaceyCurnow “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~ Albert Einstein
@BlondeTXGoddess “There is a limit to how much you can change in order to be liked for who you are.” ~ Robert Brault [think about it]
@TherapistGirl “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” ~ Unknown
@Curt8888 “You can’t test courage cautiously.”
@ShekhinahShaman “You must ask for what you want. Don’t go back to sleep.” ~ Rumi
@CarePathways “In the afternoon of your life, you don’t do life. You do what resonates with the callings of your soul.”
@Maura_Aura “When odds are one in a million, be that one.”
@ChildAbuseWatch “Our brochure ‘Child Sexual Abuse Explained’ — Like a copy? Send name, address and quantity requested to email@example.com”
@LodiSpirit Are you always thinking you should be doing something else?
[SEO: Dropping the word “should” from your vocabulary can work wonders. Great article and Eckhart Tolle video.]
@DiannDiaz Writing for Therapy
[SEO: Focus of story is on war veterans but the principles — and proposed exercises — are the same no matter what type of trauma was suffered.]
@goodthingZ Are Your Friends True or Toxic? Great info…
@rcinstitute 10 steps to genuine self-acceptance
[SEO: It’s always a struggle, but it’s nice to have a roadmap like this.]
@JaqStone For those who are healing from abuse, read this brilliant work on shame. (via @kris_burns)
[SEO: A lengthy, complex, insightful article about the origin and role of toxic shame for child abuse survivors.]
@kris_burns Heavy Words (via Musings of a Distractible Mind)
[SEO: Great read. Discusses obesity that, as with all compulsive behaviors, derives from both ongoing stress and anxiety, and a lack of community to help alleviate that stress and anxiety. (Suggests the Internet may give people the sense of community that is lacking.) He further argues that obesity cannot be seen as some kind of moral failure because of other described issues in play. No solutions, but lots to ponder.]
@drcmblake 10 Ways I Know There’s Nothing Wrong with You (or Me) (via @tinybuddha @2morrowknight @2cre8)