The Love Antics 2016 New Year’s Relationship Resolution List 4

The Love Antics 2016 New Year’s Relationship Resolution List
    It’s been awhile since the last post. If you are wondering if I am still here, I am still here. However, I realize it is becoming increasing difficult to balance writing Blog posts and my career as a full-time Substance Use Counselor. Side note: Notice how I never disclose a great deal about ...

The Pity Pot of Pain (Shit But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 3

The Pity Pot of Pain (Shit But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 3
By Javinne J. McCoy For Part 2 Click Here. If you want to get off the Pity Pot of your emotional pain, the first step entails being able to identify the symptoms of your pain. Ask yourself “How does my emotional pain manifest itself in my life?” In order to heal, you must know what ...

The Pity Pot of Pain (Shit But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 2 1

The Pity Pot of Pain (Shit But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 2
By Javinne J. McCoy My Pain “Aha Moment” Pain sucks at first. Often you don’t get to see the immediate benefit of  your emotional war wounds and healing your pain-growth and maturity (if you learn from it). About 3 years ago, I remember sitting in my former therapist’s office one evening (the one whom I ...

The Pity Pot of Your Pain (Shit, But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 1 7

The Pity Pot of Your Pain (Shit, But Then Flush Rather Quickly) Part 1
By Javinne J. McCoy It’s been said that time heals all wounds. I do not believe this to be true. I believe that YOU decide when YOU want to heal your emotional pain. I also believe that YOU actually get to decide how much time YOU will remain stuck in the Pity Pot of Your ...

Tainted by Traumatic Experiences: 5 Faulty Thoughts You Can’t Afford To Have 11

Tainted by Traumatic Experiences: 5 Faulty Thoughts You Can’t Afford To Have
By Javinne J. McCoy As you experience life, you will undoubtedly experience some sort of disappointment (or disappointments). Sometimes the way we handle disappointment has a lot to do with how much trauma has already occurred in our own personal lives. If the trauma meter is high, handling disappointment in a healthy manner may be ...