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Triggers. They’re everywhere now.

42 Days of  Teresa- day 12 I have seen so many articles, Facebook feeds, posts and conversations around the use of warning people about trigger warnings. Has it gone too far?  I put trigger warnings on many of my posts to help those that are here to make a choice of self awareness.  I don’t […]

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Examples of Forgiveness

Tonight I had the pleasure of watching the movie Invictus with my son.  I had seen it before but I had the pleasure of sharing a bit of the story about Nelson Mandela and his journey of forgiveness.  He truly represented what it could mean to be be persecuted and still keep an open heart. […]

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Orgasms and Shame during abuse.

42 days of Teresa – day 10 ** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this only if you are in a good place emotionally. Opening up about my childhood sexual abuse has been a long and healing journey.  Once I got to the point […]

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Love Yourself as much as you Love Others

42 days of Teresa- day 9 Step into your own light as fiercely as you would encourage someone you love to step into theirs. It sounds simple enough but I find that I fall into the trap of making excuses as to why this is the wrong time, the wrong focus or I’m not ready. […]

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Forgiving Yourself after Abuse

42 days of Teresa- day 8 I find it so hard when I see or hear of a person that was abused and broken for so long, that they  appear to have lost themselves to the lies told to them, probably for years. When a person loses the capacity to love themselves, that’s where the […]

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How may I compromise Myself for You today?

42 days of Teresa- day 7 I read this picture of a post today and it got my brain spinning.  It’s not just about how we make decisions so that the guys in our lives happy but how we are socialized to compromise to ensure everyone else around is comfortable.   It’s more of a […]

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Tears of Transformation

42 days of Teresa- day 4 Allowing myself to observe the waves of overwhelm that would wash over me this past few months has opened a new kind of door.  There is growth, appreciation, heartbreak and a simple knowing that my strength would still be there at the end of this. I have found myself with […]

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Live Simple. Just BE.

42 days of Teresa- day 3.  <3

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