Healing Thought of the Week: What Makes You Feel Safe?

One thing I really would have loved after my trauma was a feeling of safety. How would you like that?

While it’s true, we can’t guarantee we’re 100% safe every moment, we can bring into our lives things that make us feel safe. The trick is doing that in a way that is positive and proactive.

Here’s a slice of what I mean, taken from my trauma recovery memoir:

I remember my father pulling up a chair beside the bed and reading to me. I liked the diversion, plus the sound of his voice close by, which made me feel secure.

(To read more from my trauma recovery memoir, click here to download an excerpt.)

Sometimes it’s just a small simple thing that shifts how you feel. What makes you feel safe? How can you access that feeling today?

You have enormous healing potential, the goal is learning to access it. Dig deep. You can do this. I believe in you!

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