Survivors' Haven

Category: Empowerment

Navigating Anxiety, One Moment at a TIme

Your chest is tight. A lump in your throat threatens to erupt into sobs. Your head is spinning; your heart ...

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What if… (dare we ask?)

These questions have been haunting me for the past few days…with the sort of resonance that tells me they are ...

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What to Do When the World Feels Like Too Much

How many of us here are very sensitive? Does your psyche get rattled by too much noise or chaos?  Is ...

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What To Do During the 11th Hour

I’ve been circling around this topic for months?…years?….decades?…and finally I think it’s time to square my shoulders and confront it, crazy ...

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The Other Side of Reality Bites

One of my favorite bumper stickers reads: Don’t Believe Everything You Think.  It’s one of my rules for living…most of the ...

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Prey, Predator, Witness, or Actor?

Over the past few days, I’ve been contemplating a memory from a very dark time, when I was nevertheless being ...

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The In-Your-Face Flower of the Survivor

By Phila Hoopes Pretty soon we’ll be seeing them popping up all over our lawns and green spaces…and sidewalks, and ...

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