This Week’s Resources for Catholic Trauma Survivors

This Week’s Resources for Catholic Trauma Survivors

How is your first week of the new year? Maybe it’s time to find your cycle-breaking Beatitude. Image: Canva
  1. It’s not all maladaptive: 5 Valuable Life Skills Often Learned by Those with Complex PTSD.
  2. The Catholic Telegraph asks and responds to the question: Is Addiction Sinful?
  3. “And especially for a woman to be charged with these things.” One way the cycle of abuse gets perpetuated and minimized is by the lie that only men can abuse. At the BBC, here’s Ghislaine Maxwell: Survivors speak of relief after guilty verdict.
  4. With Mary as our Model, a Mother Finds Peace: thank you, Catholic Mom’s MaryBeth Eberhard.
  5. Here’s another idea on how to make mental health resources accessible: America’s first mental health barbershop movement.
  6. What is Future Faking?
  7. Ending with your weekly reminder that All Things New: Breaking the Cycle and Raising a Joyful Family is available for purchase. Already read your copy? Leave a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads (please, leave a review–it takes courage, but it helps the people who need the message find it), and don’t forget to link up with this month’s An Open Book from Carolyn Astfalk & Catholic Mom.

Plain visual rather than AV this week, and posting it because it’s still Christmas in the Catholic world, but here is how the Rudolph movie should have ended.

Thanks for reading, listening & watching, fellow image-bearers.

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