Archive for the ‘Abuse’ Category

Are you Surviving or Thriving?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 14:05 13 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Do you ever feel like you’re just getting by in life? Surviving, rather than thriving?
I certainly felt that way many years ago, and last week, I “sat down” with my friends Dan Hays and Stash Serafin to discuss the topic of thriving (opposed to surviving) on our Blog Talk Radio show, Dialogues with [...]

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You CAN Transcend Anything!

Monday, February 8, 2010 11:08 6 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Although the conversation took place more than a decade ago, I remember it like it happened yesterday. I was slumped on the sofa in my therapist’s office, telling her about my latest and most horrifying memory of child sexual abuse that had bubbled up. And suddenly I couldn’t stop sobbing. I mean, I [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss, Divorce, Child Sexual Abuse, or Loss of a Loved One? Seek Out Inspiring People and Resources

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 17:13 8 Comments

By Ellen Brown
Years, ago, when I was healing from child sexual abuse, I found it SO important to be around people (and books and movies) who could inspire me, as I traveled the journey from victim to survivor (ultimately becoming a thriver). Because navigating that transition could be grueling, and sometimes, I’d wonder whether I’d [...]

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An Interview with Dan L. Hays: Healing from Abuse: A Journey of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness

Monday, November 23, 2009 5:30 4 Comments

By Ellen H. Brown
Today, I’m excited to launch the first in a series of inspirational interviews that will feature some extraordinary people who have overcome adversity in their lives. Sometimes, when we’re faced with tough times, we need a little inspiration to show us that we CAN transcend whatever life hands us. I hope this [...]

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