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Sep 10 2010

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Best Tweets for Trauma Survivors (week ending 09/10/10)

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.

NEW and REALLY COOL: You can now “like” this post, and “share” it everywhere with the touch of a button or two at the end of the linked tweets! Feel free to do any or all of that! (And thanks.)

Standalone Tweets

@WEPromote “I have one small drop of knowing in my soul. Let it dissolve in your ocean. ~ Rumi

@docmarion “There are many paths to enlightenment. Be sure to take one with a heart. ~ Lao Tzu

@Tamavista “There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.” ~ Jung

@CarePathways “So how with all the world throws at us on a daily basis do we find that elusive inner feeling of being at peace? In moments.”

@karenkmmonroy “You can pick a new life without picking a fight with the old life.”

@WEPromote “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” ~ Deepak Chopra

@BeautyofWisdom “The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.” ~ Barbara de Angelis

@WEPromote “Every choice you make establishes your own identity as you will see it and believe it is.” ~ CIM

@themindfulist “The quality of your life is rarely determined by big dramatic moments. It’s the small daily choices that matter.”

@zebraspolkadots “When things aren’t working, don’t feel right, seem ‘hard’ … it’s not that I”m doing anything wrong but that I need to do something different.”

@CarePathways “It is easier to act your way into a feeling than to feel your way into action.”

@Tamavista “Never ignore a gut feeling, but never believe that it’s enough.” ~ Robert Heller

@thisisMEssy “Anyway, tomorrow is a chance for a fresh perspective. tomorrow is about ME. and letting me be just exactly enough. Not pushing it.”

@GabrielaKortsch “Everyone who will can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone.” ~ Mohandas Gandhi

@BigBookofYou “If you are going to doubt something, doubt your limits.” ~ Don Ward

Linked Tweets

World Suicide Prevention Day (today, September 10, 2010)

@moritherapy A suicide attempt survival story by @unsuicide

World Suicide Prevention Day
[SEO: Wherever you are, in your time zone, light a candle at 8pm near a window to show your support for WSPD.]

The Rest of the Best

@zebraspolkadots After years of therapy I had not gained an understanding that I had the power to change my life. (From the archives.)
[SEO: Never give up.]

@NeuralCorrelate 5 Tips for Dealing with the Sunday Blues (via @kris_burns)
[SEO: “For many people, Sunday can be a rough day. This is especially true if you have been through a loss.”]

@therapynews Untying Knots in the Body to Untie Knots in the Mind and Heart
[SEO: “The first foundation of mindfulness is mindfulness of the body. It is cultivated with ‘body scanning,’ and movement practices like yoga and walking meditation –- anchored in feeling the sensations of breathing.”]

@MarjieKnudsen Where are you on the cynicism meter? (via @ssanquist)
[SEO: “Cynicism is an unproductive reaction to disappointment. It springs from the helplessness people feel when they are disappointed by others and allow themselves to become detached observers rather than active participants.”]

@docmarion 7 Non-Prescription Ways to Increase Attention or Focus
[SEO: “There are various ways to enhance focus in addition to the prescription medications available on the market.” But note, you can try any of these without Rx meds at any time. Be open to it.]

@catatonickid Make Room to Cure Anxiety
[SEO: “What does anxiety management mean to you?”]

@ssanquist Self-Esteem –- Why It Matters (via GoodTherapy.org)
[SEO: “Without a sense of self, it is difficult to be alone, to make decisions, to set boundaries, to identify and accomplish goals, to succeed professionally, and to enjoy healthy, intimate relationships. Poor self-esteem underlies anxiety, depression, addiction, and sexual dysfunction.” Note, this article is addressed to women’s self-esteem issues, but I’m betting men can get something from this discussion as well.]

@NewsForVets Music Therapy Helps Vets Control Symptoms of PTSD
[SEO: Anyone with PTSD may benefit from this. Not just vets.]

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