Why the Women Society Calls “Damaged” Are the Most Powerful

Self-Care Haven by Shahida Arabi

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By Shahida Arabi

Originally published on WITCH magazine. 

Here is a truth you often don’t hear: traumatized women have the potential to become the most powerful people in this world.

The most ignorant members of society call this type of woman “damaged.” But she is the most powerful type of woman there is.

What they forget is that survivors have the most dangerous advantage of all: resilience.

When you try and you try but you can never bring a woman down, you’ll know there is no going back. Don’t fool yourself. You could never defeat her. You never will.

This is the woman who will always rise from the dead; Lady Lazarus, after going through hell and back.

This is the woman who has burned her feet in the flames time and time again and always lives to tell another tale – even if she has to crawl back to…

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Dear Me; A Letter Of Love To Myself

This is a beautiful and heartfelt post that moved me to tears. We are worthy of love and many times we look for external sources instead of being loving with ourselves. I hope you enjoy the post as much as I did 🙂

“Can’t you understand that without what you see as flaws and imperfections, you wouldn’t be you? You’d be someone else. You are you. And there is no one else like you. There never has been, and there never will be. You are so beautiful, so special, unique, and intricately made, why change that?”

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Keri L.

heart-159637_1280 Dear Me,

I’m writing this letter to say the things that you can’t say. That you won’t say. I’m writing this to say the things that need to be said, the things you need to hear.

You are amazing. You’ve done so many awesome things, even if you don’t think so. Take today, for instance. You got up. You got out of bed instead of hiding under the safety of your blanket, the security of a closed shade. You got up and made the decision to face the day, face your problems, and go after your dreams. Even if you didn’t realize it at the time, what you did was courageous, and it’s not something to be taken lightly.

I have to admit, I was more than a little hesitant about writing this letter, and I’d be lying if I said my palms aren’t a little sweaty. I guess because…

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Saving $ – Coupon Fun

Whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless.Ecclesiastes 5:10 In the past few weeks I've dedicated more time to myself and as a result, I've written less. I've picked up a few habits that are reshaping my way of thinking. I've started coupon clipping- … Continue reading Saving $ – Coupon Fun