Can helplessness offer lessons for healing? Find out in this blog post by Elizabeth Brico

(Reblog) How Feeling Helpless Helps My Trauma Recovery

How feeling helpless helps my trauma recovery? Yes–you read the title correctly. The subject of this article is helplessness as a form of healing. If that sounds completely counter-intuitive to you, you’re not alone. I’m sure that if I had come across … Continue reading

My Life Is Falling Apart And It’s Not My Fault

If you’re looking for a picture, click here instead. Part of living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)–at least for me–is kind of thinking everything is completely my fault, even when I insist outwardly that it’s not. Some of that comes … Continue reading

Read a touching letter from one friend to another on bettysbattleground.com

Tales From The Other Side: Letter To My Friend Who’s Coming To Terms With Her Abuse

Today’s guest post speaks for itself, so I will keep the introduction short. This Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate a different kind of relationship. Let’s celebrate those who have the power to leave romantic relationship that are harmful, and the friendships … Continue reading

Suicide prevention and awareness with Betty's Battleground and TreasureLives

February 8 Suicide Awareness Collaboration With TreasureLives

On February 8, 2013 Jonathan Lazarus–a brother to TreasureLives: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention and Awareness founder Melody Nolan–attempted to commit suicide. On February 8, 2016, Betty’s Battleground site author Elizabeth Brico did the same. John and Elizabeth weren’t alone … Continue reading