Sharing – Does childhood adversity dilute life’s meaning? New research reveals surprising findings.

Sharing – Does childhood adversity dilute life’s meaning? New research reveals surprising findings.

It doesn’t have to be a grand purpose either, just something that makes you want to return each day. It can be wanting to learn something new, be there for the important days for a friend or family member, see what happens with Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce, or whatever makes you want to get up the next day to be part of it. That moves us to healing, showing up for our lives each day. That, to me, is purpose. What keeps you here? What keeps you connected to other people?

Do more of that.

Sharing – Boundaries for Healing Childhood Trauma

Sharing – Boundaries for Healing Childhood Trauma

The article below provides many more details, but similar to what I wrote earlier this week about taking a mental health day, boundaries are personal. How I decide to interact with my family may look very different from how other survivors do it. My boundaries have changed over the years. What they look like now is different from what they were when I was struggling more with my mental health as a younger man. I still have boundaries. I define them for myself every day.

You should, too. You can decide where your boundaries are and when they can be adjusted. You decide what is safe for you. You decide who is harmful to you.

Shared Links (weekly) April 7, 2024

Shared Links (weekly) April 7, 2024