Tag Archives: Anxiety

Unheard Scream: Medical Staff Ignorance of Trauma Costs Lives

“Beware out of the ash I rise. I embody the power of courage, the endurance of strength and the beauty of survival. I am an agent of change in a state of greater becoming”. The abuse that a survivor has … Continue reading

3 LESSONS FROM A HEALTH CRISIS

  I have long believed that struggle teaches us things – that when we are broken and vulnerable, that is when we are more receptive to hearing our soul’s voice. So it has been with me over the past several … Continue reading

July Artist of the Arboretum

    Paulissa Eliana Kipp July 2014 Artist of the Arboretum       Paulissa Eliana Kipp,is a creative brave heart and truth prospector revealing the beautiful, the curious and the often overlooked. Paulissa lives in Omaha, NE with her … Continue reading

I Am From: Surviving Trauma and Becoming A Phoenix

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at the Success, Hopes and Dreams 2014 Nebraska Statewide Behavioral Health Conference.  As part of the advocacy I do with the Truth Leadership Council of the Domestic Violence Council, I offered the opportunity … Continue reading

Rewriting Our Truth Lessens The Power of PTSD Triggers

Rewriting Our Truth Lessens The Power of PTSD Triggers.   PTSD and panic have a way of finding the scars and trying to re-open old wounds.  Rewriting our truth is an arduous process at times, but we own every moment. … Continue reading

When Sorry Isn’t Enough

“Despair” “Sorry” you say, Hoping to erase the pain, Yet my breath is shallow and my heart is crushing me with each pump of blood. Sorry isn’t enough when ego clouds consideration When the flames of your anger leap to … Continue reading

Constraints of Freedom

Constrained by the Weight of freedom tight cutting Into me don’t show fright. April 5, 2013 #napowrimo  

In The Bright Darkness

In the bright darkness, lightfall blinds Touch sears Silence roars Just breathe, they say Calm down, just let it go If I let go, I’ll lose me If I lose me, I’ll lose you If I lose you, what comes … Continue reading

Tips for Lovingly Communicating with a Depressed Person

Tips for Loving Communication with a Mentally Ill Person Don’t tell your loved one that how he or she feels is “selfish”.  You wouldn’t tell someone that he or she doesn’t deserve to feel ______ amount of happiness.  It’s the … Continue reading