I’m Not a Survivor. I’m an Alchemist.

On the power of transmuting your pain into power.

E.B. Johnson | NLPMP | Editor
9 min readFeb 12, 2024

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I’ve never liked the term “victim” and I like the term “survivor” little better. Calling oneself a survivor conjures visions of clinging to a raft, punctured volleyball clutched to the side. While the metaphor holds, I’ve, personally, never felt like it fit for me as someone who experienced a lot of trauma early on…

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E.B. Johnson | NLPMP | Editor

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