by Penny Smith Sometimes in the healing process it feels like I’m not making much progress. Then something will happen that helps me see just how far I’ve come. That was the case recently during a run-in with some abusive
"Her book explains confusing emotions in a clear and concise way that would normally take years of painful and slow therapeutic work to unravel. Her steps are like a brightly lit path out of darkness untangling confusing emotions while leading you quickly through to self discovery and healing."
"... savoring every bit of it as it reveals more and more of the feelings I've had for a long time...The questions at the end of the chapters help me to put into words the feelings I've never been able to share with anyone."
"This is an excellent book and workbook...Difficult concepts related to healing were clearly explained. The topics and questions are comprehensive and relevant...As someone who now works with others who have been abused I use this book to assist in their healing."
When I was first healing, I saw all the 'trigger warning' messages on abuse sites and I concluded that being triggered was harmful. That coincided with my belief that pain was life-threatening. The truth is, feeling triggered isn’t damaging. Triggers aren’t the problem; avoiding pain is. ”