The mental and emotional baggage we bring with us following an abusive relationship can be as disturbing as the relationship itself. What can you do to relieve yourself of the consequence of destructive mental chatter, or a relentless thought that colors your day and brings you down or spirals you into states of anguish?
We know from psycho-physiology that a thought in the cortex triggers a limbic (emotional brain) hypothalamic-pituitary response, which merely causes specific glandular reactions and subsequent body system effects to occur.
Read Dr. King's entire article Healing from Psychological Abuse: The Truth about Your Thoughts and Finding Your Peace
Dr. Jeanne King, Ph.D., our official Abusive Relationships Expert