Are You Addicted To Self-Help?

Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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A dear friend of mine Marie, an active contributor in this Community, wrote to me a couple of weeks ago regarding one of my latest ThriverTv episodes. Even though her message started off as humorous … it really got me thinking. This is what she wrote: “OMG Mel - How ice cream doesn't go on top of poop!!! (more…)

A dear friend of mine Marie, an active contributor in this Community, wrote to me a couple of weeks ago regarding one of my latest ThriverTv episodes.

Even though her message started off as humorous … it really got me thinking.

This is what she wrote:

“OMG Mel – How ice cream doesn’t go on top of poop!!!

How To Break Free From Terror And Gain Peace In Your Life

Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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It can be very difficult to get our head around the level of healing that we can create for ourselves now … One where suffering no longer needs to be the only option. My definition of suffering is this: we are trying to survive despite our trauma, despite our history and despite our losses. When we are locked onto that trajectory, life and living can feel like an enormous challenge – everyday tasks such as going to work, making appointments, meeting with people or planning out your day can send you into anxiety. And when something goes wrong, or you are faced with a challenge, you can experience fully blown panic. Worse still, in these times you may hand your power over in ways that cause you to get severely damaged by other people ... or you make choices, in your intense pain, that truly are destroying yourself. (more…)

It can be very difficult to get our head around the level of healing that we can create for ourselves now …

One where suffering no longer needs to be the only option.

My definition of suffering is this: we are trying to survive despite our trauma, despite our history and despite our losses.

When we are locked onto that trajectory, life and living can feel like an enormous challenge – everyday tasks such as going to work, making appointments, meeting with people or planning out your day can send you into anxiety.

And when something goes wrong, or you are faced with a challenge, you can experience fully blown panic.

Worse still, in these times you may hand your power over in ways that cause you to get severely damaged by other people … or you make choices, in your intense pain, that truly are destroying yourself.