Mangry™ (adj): motivating men to become more self-aware of their anger in pursuit of having a healthier relationship with themselves and others. … More I’m Mangry!
Is it even possible? How does one regain their self-esteem lost from childhood abuse and trauma?
What I’ve learned over the years is that low self-esteem in social situations can be common for childhood abuse and trauma survivors.
I feel judged and begin analyzing what others might be thinking of me. I feel a discomfort in my breathing and suddenly my mind no longer pays attention to the social interactions going on, but rather on what my exit strategy is going to be. Perhaps it’s a mild case of agoraphobia, the fear of feeling unsafe and trapped. Or maybe it’s a trigger from my past. … More Forgiving Your Past as a Means of Restoring Your Self-Esteem from Abuse
One third of Canadian adults have faced some form of childhood abuse growing up. The statistics are likely higher in the US and worldwide which absolutely blows my mind with disbelief. … More A Tribute to the Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse
How can you tell if you’ve ever been abusive in your relationships? Here’s a quick read that explains the signs. … More How to Tell if You’ve Been Abusive.
Watch this short clip explaining why emotional abuse can be far worse than physical abuse. … More The Power of Emotional Abuse