Category: Rise Above the Madness

Dog Rescue

Volunteering to help abused dogs has been one of my biggest accomplishments in my life. —Laura Corbeth Volunteering in dog rescue—Shellie I have been blessed to work in different roles for a rescue organization. It is not about ego for me. It is about seeing neglected and abused animals come into the hands of wonderful […]

Cry | Every Day

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ Eleanor Roosevelt Crying I recently watched Real Time with Bill Maher and Bill’s last guest […]

The First Protector

Upon my arrival, the nurse in emergency took my blood pressure. I was immediately admitted and brought into a hospital room. It was chaotic. Doctors were concerned I might have had an aneurysm. They pulled James aside. “If that’s happened, it’s fifty-fifty,” the doctor said. My husband couldn’t believe what he was hearing. I was […]

Become a Warrior

Healing your inner child, the injured child takes courage. We can begin to heal once we validate the child within that awaits our embrace. —Laura Corbeth Truth and Courage Win over Fear “How are you doing today?” True Self asked. “I’m doing okay, I think,” Fear replied. “So, why do you have a problem with […]

Dealing with PTSD

When you shut down emotion, you’re also affecting your nervous system. So the repression of emotion, which is the survival strategy, then becomes a source of physiological illness later on. —Gabor Maté, MD Trauma and Triggers As most of you know from following me and my blog, I have been dealing with C-PTSD, anxiety and […]