He took the new Christmas bottle from my dresser and shook it violently. He then carefully placed it at the bottom of my bed next to my feet. “Don’t you dare move or it will blow up,” he threatened, making sure my parents hadn’t heard him. “It’s a bomb and if you move it will go off and blow you to pieces,” he added, with such meaning and hate in his voice.

—My Courage to Tell

Rise Above the Madness

Is it a mad world? It is. We are dealing with many stressful events. We need put self-care at the forefront. We need to find peace in a not so peaceful world. We need to Rise Above.

Dr. Peter Levine says that trauma does not have to be a life sentence.

Become a Warrior
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Dealing with PTSD
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Divine Mother | Secrets
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Do Not Forget to Hope
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Dog Rescue
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Don’t Minimize Your Abuse
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Feeling Disconnected?
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Happiness is a Spiritual Experience
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is …
How Childhood Trauma Can Make You Sick
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Mother. Stonewalled.
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Painting of Jesus
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Random Acts of Kindness
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Rise Above the Lies
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Singing. How it helps.
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The First Protector
Upon my arrival, the nurse in emergency took my blood pressure. I …
You Travel Not Alone
Angels are there. All you have to do is ask. —Laura Corbeth …

Dr. Penny Sartori, Author, The Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences

Laura gives hope and inspiration to those who are going through or have been through something similar.In this book Laura Corbeth describes the emotional and psychological abuse she was subjected to while growing up. Laura is testimony to the power of the human spirit in overcoming such adversity. Her strength, resilience and subsequent healing are a powerful light in this world. Laura gives hope and inspiration to those who are going through or have been through something similar. Laura’s journey has been the catalyst for her spiritual transformation and she now focuses on helping others through sharing what she’s been through.