Author Archives: Anne-Marie Wiesman

Recovery is a process, go easy on yourself.

Recovery begins at different times for everyone, but it never ends. You may have times in your life when you are working on your recovery and times when you are not, but growth and change are inevitable. For me personally, my recovery journey began at the age of 18. Yours may have begun long ago, or you may just be ...

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Are You Carrying Shame?

I’ve decided that I’m ready to release some shame I’ve been carrying for very long time. I’ve not told the story I’m about to share with anyone other than my husband. When I was 6 years old, I was being sexually abused by my male babysitter, who was a family friend and my older, teenage cousin. Shortly after it started happening, ...

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Talk about it!

Abuse, I never talked about it, any of it. It was my dirty little secret. My shame that I carried with me everywhere I went. I was dirty, because what I had done was dirty and wrong. In my family, possibly like yours, everything was swept under the rug. It wasn’t talked about and if you did talk about it, ...

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“Dummy Up, Kid”

My mother used to say that,” dummy up, kid.” There are still days I haven’t. I do this approval seeking from others that are incapable of giving it thing. Why do I do it? Especially knowing before I even do it, that they just aren’t capable? I haven’t gotten that one down yet, when will I learn? I will set out purposefully as I ...

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If I cuss will I go to hell?

There is some power in it, the words you use. Especially when it comes to profanity. It’s taboo, nice people don’t cuss, especially women. I can assure you now that if you are like me you are probably very nice, a woman and guess what nice people do cuss.There are times when using EFT that a feeling so strong comes ...

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There are no victims here

Victim, it’s an interesting word. At first it makes you feel validated for the hell you have been through, But later it makes you feel offeneded. I remember thinking “ I’m no victim.”Neither are you my friend. What has happened is horrible, it should not have happened. I’m in no way trying to minimize the very real pain that is ...

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Doing the recovery work, you never graduate.

Are you doing the work? Why doing the work is so important! Louise Hay is my idol. That woman knows her stuff! Louise is such an incredible gift to the world with the healing gifts she teaches others. If anyone out there doubts her work or thinks it woo woo. I dare you to stand in front of a mirror and say, “I ...

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