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WE Survive Abuse

WE Survive Abuse

By Tonya GJ Prince
Notes from the healing journey of victims/Survivors of violence and abuse. Featuring valuable shared knowledge, wisdom, lessons, that comes from trauma and drama. Hosted by: Tonya GJ Prince a 26-year subject matter expert on domestic violence, child abuse, rape, and other forms of sexual violence. As both a Survivor & veteran professional Tonya offers a unique perspective to trauma & social issues. Her goal is to bring communities together to prevent, heal, & end violence and abuse.
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I Unburden Myself: 27 Survivor Affirmations
Tonya GJ Prince from WESurviveAbuse.com, SurvivorAffirmations.com, and BraidtheLadder.org gives voice to affirmations and reminders. 1.  I unburden myself. 2. I take a load off my body and mind. 3. I release anything that comes between me and my happiness....... (listen for more)
03:29
November 26, 2020
Survivor Affirmations: Gratitude and Love
Tonya GJ Prince from WESurviveAbuse.com, SurvivorAffirmations.com, and BraidtheLadder.org gives voice to affirmations and reminders for healing. Affirmation 1: Gratitude Promotes Healing Affirmation 2: I Receive Love Easily and with Gratitude 
05:20
November 23, 2020
From Mending Old Wounds to New Beginnings
Tonya GJ Prince from WESurviveAbuse.com, SurvivorAffirmations.com, and BraidtheLadder.org gives voice to affirmations and reminders. Reminders About Mending Emotional Wounds Survivor Affirmation: I Have Many Reasons to Live Survivor Affirmation: I Welcome the New Year with Joy *The number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is provided in this recording collection. 1-800-273-8255 24/7 (En Espanol, Deaf & Hard of Hearing)
15:20
November 12, 2020
Survivor Affirmations: Good Things Are Coming Our Way
Three different collections of powerful affirmations: I Welcome Good Things Good Things Are Happening I Celebrate the Small Joys
09:08
November 7, 2020
Women, Tain't Nobody's Business Who You Choose to Love (audio)
Audio version of a popular post on WESurviveAbuse.com.  Now more than ever, girls and women are potentially exposed to sexual coercion and grooming online. Tonya GJ Prince is sharing some important tips about boundary reinforcement when it comes to dating. 
28:58
October 19, 2020
The Five Forgotten Benefits of Conflict
  If we use it right, conflict is a great tool for building stronger and healthier communities.  Tonya GJ Prince offers five ways we tend to forget while in the midst of conflict.
22:23
September 3, 2020
Survivor Affirmations: I Learn My Lessons From Life
During this time of unprecedented uncertainty, affirmations are a requirement for the journey. Here is an affirmation on learning lessons from life. 
03:40
July 7, 2020
Survivor Affirmation: I Gather Wisdom
From WESurviveAbuse.com and SurvivorAffirmations.com Read by Tonya GJ Prince
02:28
April 23, 2020
Survivor Affirmation: I Choose Hope Over Fear
From WESurviveAbuse.com and SurvivorAffirmations.com A quick but effective affirmation about choosing hope over fear. Read by Tonya GJ Prince
02:29
April 23, 2020
Coronavirus? Yep, Let's Pray About It
Fear... Panic... Worry... Hopelessness? All at the same time? All around the world? It's time to take this to God in prayer. We're humbly praying about peace, our responsibility to one another, and our burdened minds.  We invite you to join us.
13:03
April 17, 2020
Survivor Affirmation: I Am Free of the Past
An affirmation for survivors from all backgrounds and lived experiences.  As always, we encourage your feedback.
03:00
February 4, 2020
Major Self-Improvement Mistakes
Self-improvement is great, but sometimes the way that we think about self-improvement can have painful; even fatal consequences.   At this recording, the new year was just a few days away.  Tonya GJ Prince reflects on the mistakes we make on our journey towards self-improvement.  She touches on her own experience with suicidal ideation during the holiday season and what thinking errors led her to the brink of despair.  Tonya's thoughts were with people who may be struggling with sadness, depression, and negative thoughts this holiday season.  
17:32
December 28, 2019
Reinforce Your Safety Plan with Safety Strategist Rasool Crawford
WE Survive Abuse presents..... President/CEO of Katalyst Safety Defense Services, Rasool Crawford, provides listeners with tips to help strengthen our safety plans.  You do have a plan to stay safe, don't you?  https://anchor.fm/bigsool-crawford/episodes/We-survive-abuse-e931si/a-a124qoh
01:16
November 23, 2019
FAQ about Trauma, Abuse, & Violence with Gary Jones LCSW
Tonya GJ Prince of WESurviveAbuse.com is talking with an expert in trauma and healing especially around domestic and sexual violence.  We asked Counselor Jones questions from our readers and listeners that we frequently get about trauma, abuse, and violence. Gary Jones LCSW is a dedicated therapist for Lower Merion Counseling Services outside of Philadelphia, PA.  Counselor Jones is the owner of Surviving Today LLC. He is also an adjunct professor, clinical supervisor, consultant, facilitator, and trainer.   Connect directly with Counselor Jones: CONTACT
19:49
October 3, 2019
How Mistakes Can Make You Money
Did you know that there are six household products that came about because of a mistake? In 10 minutes or less, Tonya GJ Prince of WESurviveAbuse.com will tell you about those products with the hope that it inspires you to keep pressing forward even after you've made a mistake.
07:00
September 17, 2019
The Adult Learner's Guide to Study Tips
Study tips especially for adult learners.
05:08
September 14, 2019
10 Lessons You Can Learn When Everything Falls Apart (Parts 1 & 2)
“What am I supposed to do when everything falls apart?” No one is in the mood to learn something when they are surrounded by chaos. We just want the nearest exit out of our crazy situation. Sometimes, the only way out is to go through it. Here are 10 lessons you can learn amid everything falling apart around you. In fact, learning these lessons may be the key to getting out of your situation. Parts 1 & 2 authored by Tonya GJ Prince of WESurviveAbuse.com
26:48
September 11, 2019
25 Things to Remember When the Going Gets Tough
25 affirmations to fuel you through the tough times. Presented by Tonya GJ Prince of WESurviveAbuse.com
06:58
August 22, 2019
Here Come New Ideas for Ending Self-Defeating Behavior
Are you standing in your own way?
07:52
August 1, 2019
How to Live Healthy Lives While Dealing with Unhealthy Circumstances
NLP Coach, Shaun James, a cis-gendered Black male gives us a brief, but  informative talk about living our most healthy lives even as we deal with unhealthy circumstances.
12:33
February 25, 2019
20 Questions U Might Want to Ask Your Partner at Some Point in the Near Future: Conflict (Part 2)
   In intimate relationships, conflicts are inevitable. Conflict has an undeserved bad reputation. But, conflicts aren't a bad thing. They can be healthy. They can be safe.  However, conflicts can become violent and dangerous when couples don't have a plan for resolving conflicts safely. Here are 10 of 20 questions to help people resolve conflicts in a more healthy and safe manner.  (Part 2) (Questions 11-20)
29:22
January 20, 2019
20 Questions U Might Want to Ask Your Partner at Some Point in the Near Future: Conflict (Part 1)
In intimate relationships, conflicts are inevitable. Conflict has a undeserved bad reputation.  But, conflicts aren't a bad thing.  They can be healthy.  They can be safe.   However, conflicts can become violent and dangerous when couples don't have a plan for resolving conflicts safely.  Here are 20 questions to help people resolve conflicts in a more healthy and safe manner.  (Part 1) 20 Questions U Might Want to Ask Your Partner at Some Point in the Near Future: Conflict (Part 1)
27:40
January 20, 2019