I am often thankful that I found ways to grow stronger as a woman, especially in the aftermath of the abuse I lived through for years. Without this coping skill, I never would have become the strong woman I am today, ten years later. These are some of the things that I did and still, do today to stay strong. Stronger than the abuser. Stronger than my past. I am not my past and neither are you.
Listen to motivational shows/tapes/cd:
Initially, someone gave me a motivational 30-day tape series by Anthony Robbins. I listened to this program for the next 4 years every new years week This system really helped me the most. I also journal, listened to motivating music and really opened up to friends and family for the first time. I needed to learn to stop minimizing what had happened.
Knowing how to relieve your own stress…
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