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Thriving After Trauma: Stories of Living and Healing

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Thriving After Trauma addresses readers who have experience trauma or loss due to a variety of experience - whether accident, abuse, or injury. Shari Botwin shows readers, through personal stories, how many who have experienced the worst kinds of trauma have managed to move on and thrive beyond their experiences. Often, those who live through trauma come away with feelings ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 8th 2019 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Donna Hines
Aug 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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As a survivor of abuse to another I simply will say, Thank you for telling your story!
In helping others heal it's important we all share our stories and never remain silent and I'm sorry you've endured such pain.
While many repress those memories resulting in anxiety, depression, PTSD, disassociation, and so much more it's important to remember you are not to blame.
Never feel silenced and never live in fear!
In order to thrive after abuse and trauma one must resort to setting boundaries, self
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Stephanie
Oct 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Dear Shari,

I picked up this book because I am a survivor of domestic violence who is trying to thrive after trauma. I have been successful thus far but there is always room for improvement. I learned a lot from reading your book and for that I am grateful. I now have the words to explain what are some of my emotions and feelings. I also now know where my binge eating disorder originates and will take the steps to vanquish the urges.

I loved how you brought in real stories, not only from
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Laura Farber
Sep 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow!

Sooo many feels, relatable moments and things to remember. Love when memories are described and how they relate to the present moment. The helpful healing strategies following each chapter are like a mini self-help workshop.

I could really feel Botwin's strength, courage, and humility throughout... as well as everyone else featured.

**This book can be a kickstarter for anyone not ready or willing to tell/share their "trauma" story -- or for those working on processing their own trauma.

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Cathy Jamison
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shari Botwin does a great job of teaching about trauma and sharing stories of trauma. Shari bravely tells the story of her own abuse and trauma and shows us there is light and we can all thrive.
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