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Taking Care of You

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    Recharge, Rejuvenate and Renew

    A mind, body and spirit cleanse for survivors | Increased body toxins can occur as a result of things we consume, such as air, food, water and chemicals. Stress, an... read more

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    Defending Yourself 101

    Simple self-defense tactics that may save your life | Batterers often have size and strength on their side when committing acts of violence, making it particularly ... read more

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    Hugs That Dont Trigger Fear in Survivors

    Why hugging is a no-go for some survivors | For many of us, there’s nothing like a big, warm hug to make our hearts soar and our stress melt away. As human beings, ... read more

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    The Signs of Depression

    Do you notice any of these symptoms in yourself? | Depression isn’t just feeling down every once in a while—it’s a serious mood disorder that can lead to a va... read more

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    4 Ways to Find a Healthy Relationship

    Watch for these red flags early on | Scary thought: It’s not uncommon for a batterer to be the most charming person in the room when you first meet them. It’s not u... read more

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    Exercise Can Help Zap Stress

    5 stress-busting workouts to try | Trauma, such as enduring and surviving domestic violence, inevitably comes along with a hefty dose of stress, which can leave you... read more

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    Has The Life Been Sucked Out of You?

    10 ways to use your thoughts to refill youself | The effects of domestic abuse most often leave victims and survivors feeling physically, mentally and emotionally d... read more

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    8 Confidence Boosters

    Improve your self-esteem by trying one of these each week | Maybe you’re recovering from a domestic violence situation, or you’re working up to leaving an abusive part... read more

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    Are You Experiencing These Symptoms of PTSD?

    How therapeutic massage could help you recover | Enduring any length of abuse—whether physical or psychological—is a form of trauma. Some domestic viole... read more

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    Revitalizing Your Spirit After Abuse

    6 self-healing ideas for your recovery process | Leaving a safe house can be quite daunting for a survivor of domestic abuse, but it can also be a redefining period... read more

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    Why Survivors Should Set Goals for the Future

    Think long-term when you're escaping violence  | Business mogul Bill Gates once said that people tend to overestimate what they can do in one year but und... read more