Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The passage of time & healing

As we end the calendar year 2009 and approach another new year and new decade, I think about where I was (or more to the point wasn't) on my healing journey 10 years ago. In many ways I am a different woman now, calmer, more confident, less frightened and happier. What a joy it is to not have hypervigillance and anxiety be my first response - to know how to breathe and trust myself. Ten years ago I couldn't name the ways anxiety and hypervigillance were affecting me. Today I not only feel less of a need, but I read my reactions and can avoid the spiral.

Healing, growth and supportive friends bless me daily. I hope, pest and work on myself so that I continue to thrive more every day.


Mike McBride said...

Good for you, not only for healing as much as you've had, but taking a moment to see it in yourself! You have much to be proud of!

Marj aka Thriver said...

Yes, the hypervigilance is a big one, isn't it? I'm happy for you for being able to enjoy these changes. I hope 2010 is a great year for you.

Lisa said...

I would like to share my journey with you. Thanks so much for writing your blogs. I've just found your site and will be reading from now on!