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.
The Struggle with Guilt over Happiness
Of course, as I am coming home to myself - my trauma wants to show up and burst my bubble.
I Let the Triggers Guide Me
Only a trauma survivor understands the work that goes into managing trauma triggers. I am learning let my triggers guide me through my healing.
3 Important Lessons Trauma Helps me Teach my Children
My hope, of all the lessons and experiences that I leave with them once I am gone is that my children learn these three things.
Body Awareness and Trauma
When life or death interrupt what you know in your body, how can you move with it and through it so you can see your sovereignty? - Gail Dickert
Things that Bring Me Strength
A post of self-reflection: 5 things that I am grateful for in my life.
Dear Sister, I Love You
Wednesday was National Siblings Day. I woke up Thursday to a sweet message from my sister; if not for her, that day would have passed me by unnoticed. Which got me thinking, reflecting, and thus writing. My sister was born right before my 3rd birthday but our parents separated before she was born. She lived... Continue Reading →
Keeping up With the Current
One day at time, right?
a poem about awareness as it takes hold after decades of dissociation.
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