Find a hobby in addition to basic forms of self-care and coping is vital to the trauma recovery process.
Things I wish I had known, and things that I have learned after 12 months of therapy and recovery from childhood sexual abuse.
Needing medication is not something to be ashamed of, and there are options for those of us who don't like prescription medication.
Traumas may vary but I've found that the effects often don't. For the last 8 months, I have been facing my childhood of sexual abuse head on, which has not been an easy feat: I often transverse between confidence and terrified emotional chaos. As I child, it was deep-seated into me not to trust my... Continue Reading →
Any trauma survivor knows that trauma is unbiased and it is complex. If not dealt with correctly, it can show up at any time, triggered by just about anything. Time is also not a friend to unresolved emotional issues. My trauma, which has been brewing under the surface for decades boiled over in an unrelenting way... Continue Reading →