Being a sexual assault survivor is a challenging journey, but it is also an empowering one. The trauma from sexual assault acts as the catalyst for us to learn how to better engage in self-care practices and introduces us to endless possibilities for healing and recovery, enabling us to channel our pain and struggles into our transformation. Most importantly, relating to other survivors who have been through what we’ve been through or are going through is incredibly helpful. It is in these validating communities and relationships that we tend to find the most healing, even outside of the therapy space. Below are some tips that can benefit your healing journey. Positive affirmations Positive affirmations will help to reprogram your subconscious mind, which has undoubtedly been affected by the words and actions of the perpetrator in your trauma story. If you can learn to replace negative and destructive automatic thoughts that may arise…