Until that day comes, however, know this: if you lose your job because of an illness, that’s OK. At the end of the day, your health is more important than any time clock, company or rude supervisor. Wear your firings and resignations as badges of honor. You’ve been through hell and back, and that’s your … Continue reading Know this…
I stopped dating men for the longest time because I feared them. Became one of them because of trauma. I can never blame myself for wanting to live. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.
I'm a tree. A tall tree standing taller out of the rest - of the over trees. I'm strong. I hold it all up among the ground up. I'm tall and fine. Days go and nights stay by. I'm tall to hold it all but soon. I'll fall -- I'll fall to the ground no … Continue reading The Life of A Tree
Depression And The World Of Stone By: Francesca Seopa Follow me, Oh dear friend, Through this ochre world. A world where no man's heart Beats for others. A world where no blood will warm your bodies; And has the personality of winter. A world where no patience exists, And promises aren't for keeping. … Continue reading Depression And The World Of Stone
Silent Dawn After Trauma By: Francesca Seopa Silent dawn of slow advance, Thread the world with gifted lance. Beckon to hold the life in grasp, To feel the rays and darkness rasp. Cold turn warm the seed to grow, Showered rain of droplets to show. And life anew to begin and cycle, Of … Continue reading Silent Dawn After Trauma
It's all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit. - Eartha Kitt Mcdonald I had issues accepting who I was after trauma. My perception of myself was distorted and I struggled to define who I … Continue reading Love and Self-Esteem After Trauma
I personally feel that people who have survived trauma have trouble establishing boundaries; when reclaiming their power and their self esteem. We often set out boundaries too low and often allow people to ill treat us. Other times, we never allow ourselves to form healthy relationships. This is the most challenging part of living with … Continue reading Establishing Boundaries After Trauma