Uncover your joy where survivors of abuse find joy peace and prosperity

How close are you to thriving after abuse?

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Struggling to break free from your past? Here, you will learn to live a life you love, not the life your abuser left you with.

I too have felt my joy taken by past trauma. I was left with PTSD and a dissociative disorder, both disabling conditions. But, I worked hard and dug deep—transforming the pain of my past into a life I love.

This inspired me to create Uncover Your Joy—a company focused on helping all of us survivors find joy, peace, and prosperity after abuse.

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Arien Inspires: Transforming Trauma into Joy with Weekly Online Videos

Learn how to transform past trauma into fuel for your dreams. The Uncover Your Joy blog is a collection of videos and written articles to help you overcome the abuse that you face. Each blog incorporates personal experience, trauma recovery techniques, and personal growth strategies.

Private Mentorship: Personalized Healing for Survivors

Through dynamic and transformative holistic mentorship, you’ll no longer feel held back by past abuse. You will uncover your individual version of joy, empowering yourself to reach all of your greatest dreams. Book your free intro session here.

Latest Blog Posts

  • How to Love Yourself: Reclaim Compassion after Abuse

    Knowing how to love yourself after abuse can feel like a total mystery. There are plenty of articles saying what it’s like to have self-love and what we’re supposed to do to get it. But I’ve yet to find one actually sharing what the real journey towards self love looks like.  That’s what this blog is for. There are steps...

  • Trauma Survivor Self Care: 50 Ideas to Help You Through a Crisis

    Us trauma survivors need self care to survive. But, it can be hard to think of the right method to use when we’re in the middle of a crisis—like a PTSD flashback or other symptom. This blog will provide you with a lifelong list of self care ideas, all meant to help your healing from abuse. (Other trauma survivors can...

  • How to Stop Fearing Affection after Abuse

    Human touch. Something we all need, yet something many of us fear after abuse. It make sense touch is now scary. Previous displays of affection were often side by side with acts of violence. If you had asked me three years ago if I’d ever feel safe having sex, I would have said no. That intense level of affection sounded...


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