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Trauma Healing and Processing
These posts will give you glimpses of day-to-day living with C-PTSD. My struggles, my celebrations, all the lessons I am learning along the way:
- 4 Days in the Dark & Realizing Emotional Strength
- 5 Reasons my Trauma Pisses Me Off
- 6 Ways the Past can Complicate Relationships in the Present for
- 7 Reasons Why I Share my Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse
- 9 Realities behind the Letters P T S D
- Trauma Survivors
- A Box of Memories Shattered
- A New Memory
- Anxiety was my Alarm Clock Today
- Am I Letting Myself off Easy?
- As the Clouds Part
- Back to the Beginning
- Connecting to My Inner Child through Creativity
- Dear Sister, I love you
- Even Warriors Get Tired
- Exploration, Expression, Containment
- Flashbacks, Nightmares, Chaos
- Grief and I know Each Other Well
- Her Birthday, My Anniversary
- I am picking myself Back up Today
- I Denied Shame
- I Dreamt of Death Last Night
- I haven’t Accepted it Yet
- It’s Different This Time
- Keeping Up With the Current
- Knock Knock- It’s Your Old Friend Avoidance
- Learning How to Cope
- Managing Trauma Responses Doesn’t Make Them Any Less Traumatic
- Morning Reflections
- Mother’s Day as a Trauma Survivor
- My Abuse & My Marriage
- My Trauma Response is Avoidance
- One Foot in Front of the Other
- Processing Self-Isolation During a Global Pandemic, with PTSD
- Pushing Through Disconnection
- Remembering my Grandma
- So Many Questions, So Little Trust
- The Anniversary of His Suicide
- The Balancing Act
- The Choice to Heal
- The Keyword Search for Trauma Healing
- The Reality of Trauma Recovery
- The Struggle with Guild over Happiness
- The Weight of Dates
- Trauma Healing in Action
- Validating my Grief
- When Emotions get Big
- When My Words Fall Silent
- When My Words get Lost
- When Trauma and Identity Cross Paths
Parenting after Trauma
It is hard to parent after a childhood of trauma. There are many of us parents out there struggling not to project our baggage while trudging through the chaos of our children causing triggered responses.
As you read this series you will travel with me through very specific childhood memories. Many of them fragmented and scattered across the timeline of my childhood out of order. Some of them good; some the real-life narrative of an abused and terrified little girl:
Therapy and Self-Care
Here you will find posts that cover everything therapy related as well as tips and advice for self-care as I learn through trial and error.
- 10 Empowering Songs of Self-Worth
- 11 Things Trauma Survivors Need to Know as They Begin Therapy
- 14 Positive Affirmations for Trauma Survivors
- Advocacy is in My Blood
- Adjusting to Mental Health Treatment via TeleHealth
- C-PTSD: 10 Unusual Symptoms you Didn’t Realize were Connected
- Facing my Childhood: How it all Started
- How Connecting with Other Survivors Helps me Cope with My Childhood Abuse
- I Write to Heal
- The Benefits of Peer Support
- The Best Advise I Ever Received for Dealing with Anxiety
- Why a Hobby is so Important to Self-Care
- Why I am taking SAM-e for Depression
- Why My Routines Are Important to Me
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- Prompts for Daily Trauma Recovery Journaling
- 7 Writing Prompts for Processing Trauma
- 5 Journal Prompts for Processing a Trauma Trigger
- Self-Reflection Writing Prompt Challenge
- Body Awareness and Trauma – featuring Gail Dickert and Publishing for a change
- The Girl in the Red Jacket
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