Survivors' Haven

Category: Healing

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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Muscle by Muscle, Relax……..

Close your eyes. You are safe. There is nothing you need to do in this moment beyond following the breath….in…out…. ...

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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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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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Learning the Art of Forgiveness

By Cynthia Greb I have been blessed in my life because I have seldom been badly mistreated, and I know ...

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Reclaiming the Child

She’s still in there – the child. The one who believed – really believed – that magic could happen and ...

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The Struggle Is the Same

By Phila Hoopes “Everyone’s a critic,” the theatre saying goes…and (nearly) everyone has a critic’s voice droning on in their ...

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Losing Myself, Finding Myself: Learning the Lessons of Illness

By Cynthia Greb I have so many stories to share. We all do, do we not? Eight years ago I ...

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