A lack of self-esteem and self worth are common feelings that all abuse survivors suffer from. It is important for individuals to find ways to overcome these symptoms so they can channel more positive energy into their existence.
Genucel is doing its part in helping women who have suffered from abuse lead more productive lives. Refocusing the narrative and giving women the opportunity to participate in self-care is often the key.
Genucel is working in conjunction with the Women Aware abuse network in Middlesex, NJ. The non-profit, which helps battered women and children, provides “beauty bags” filled with toiletries and Genucel products.
One incident of domestic abuse happens about ever 7 seconds in the United States. And about 25% of women will experience some sort of domestic abuse. New Jersey has one of the highest rates of domestic violence.
Since 1981, Women Aware has helped women in New Jersey who have suffered from physical and emotional abuse. The provide food, shelter, and a hotline if they feel they speak with someone regarding domestic abuse.
The Moving Beyond Abuse 5K Race and Charity Walk is an annual event that raises money for abuse victims. Walking is one of the self-care regiments that abuse survivors turn to bolster self-esteem and better overall health.
According to alivenewspaper, most healthcare professionals recommend walking for abuse victims. Walking and other physical activities are believed to do a great deal in helping relieve symptoms of stress, anxiety, and PTSD. The activity also helps in shedding excess pounds.
Therapists have also introduced Ecotherapy as another way to cope with the aftermath of domestic violence. This type of therapy includes nature walks where participants can identify plants and learn about the environment in general.
The community, Genucel, and Women Aware, will continue to help domestic abuse survivors and their families through generous donations.