Coffee is therapy. Read along as I relate and offer affirmation to the struggles of living with Complex PTSD over my morning coffee.
Healing childhood trauma means learning to sit with your emotions. Learning to identify, feel, and honor them. But what does that even mean?
Freeze mode, when survival is at stake and the situation you are in overwhelms your coping capacities and leaves you paralyzed in fear.
Bear with me dear readers - you are experiencing my growing pains in real-time as I learn how to balance all the things that are important to me in my life, including myself.
I’m not sure if this has been a week of avoidance or a week of conscious "mental time off" to allow my whole self to contain and to rest.
It's been 2.5 weeks since my world flipped. A week ago I thought I was moving comfortably into the realm of acceptance as I faced all of the emotions that came with the suddenly change and how it happened. That's the tricky thing about bargaining. Not to say that I wasn’t dipping my toes into... Continue Reading →
Routines are important for mental health. They provide a sense of control over certain things in life and offer a sense of structure and normalcy.