Aug 06 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 08/06/10)

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

@journeytograce “We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli

@FastSelfHelp “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.” ~ Willa Cather

@SarahEOlson2009 “It’s funny how we feel so much but we cannot say a word / We are screaming inside, but we can’t be heard.” ~ Sarah McLachlan

@therapy4help “Depression sometimes feels like, ‘In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.'” ~ A. Camus

@empowermentguru “When we don’t have the courage to change, everything changes around us to direct us to a new path.” ~ Rhonda Byrne

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

@Annalilie “Seeking external power is fear based, seeking authentic power is love based. You know the difference when you know your intentions.”

@karenKMMonroy “Value and Worth: be impeccable and Know the Difference.”

@soulseedz “Repeat often — I am an amazingly resilient person.”

@mscator “Stress is two forces moving in opposite directions. Sit still.” ~ Buddhist proverb (via @CausesEffects)

@MindfulBoston “When you inhale, send your breath to wherever you feel tension.”

@empowermentguru “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.” ~ Buddha

@SanityJournals “Locate the calm, quiet place inside you where you feel peace and power amidst the chaos.”

@MetaVisions “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ~ Albert Einstein

@Tamavista “No matter how far you have gone on the wrong road, turn back.” ~ Kitamori

@jennyjoneses “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” ~ Virginia Woolf

@CausesEffects “I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.” ~ Jonas Salk

@Annalilie “Broken heart to open heart, this is transcendence.”

Linked Tweets

@kris_burns Help Prevent Suicide
[SEO: Important information about not just the warning signs of someone who is suicidal, but a clue-filled list of what that person’s motivation might be, which may not be all that obvious. Suicide is preventable. Know the signs, get that someone help.]

@drcmblake 7 Simple Ways To Say “No” (via Zen Habits blog)
[SEO: “Rather than avoid it altogether, it’s all about learning the right way to say no.”

@anothernuday HD Hawaii Beaches-1 Relaxation Music Video
[SEO: This is the 2 minute trailer for an iPhone app. Carry your relaxation music with you! (Disclaimer: I have no interest in this app or company. It just seems like a neat idea.)]

@goodthingZ How To Overcome Negativity: 5 Steps to Positive Thinking (via The Skool of Life blog)
[SEO: “It takes humility from a person to recognize their negative mind set may just be wrong or incomplete or overly simplistic.”]

@drcmblake We have more control over our lives than we think (Via Tiny Buddha blog)
[SEO: Actual title: “How to Experience True Freedom to Live a Life with Fewer Limits”]

@ssanquist Simplicity and Basic Sanity
[SEO: Mindfulness and eliminating unnecessary complications.]

@2morrowknight 8 Ways to Be More Confident: Live the Life of Your Dreams (via @tinybuddha)
[SEO: “Maybe you’ve never been as unsure of yourself as I used to be, but you can likely relate to that feeling of wanting to do something but feeling terrified to start.” Start by building your confidence.]

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