Healing childhood trauma means learning to sit with your emotions. Learning to identify, feel, and honor them. But what does that even mean?
Sometimes we need a prompt to get the wheels spinning. Here are Journal Prompts to help Trauma Survivors Explore Emotions
The losses just keep coming.The hurt that comes with.The constantly echoing "WHY?"keeps bouncing around in my head. I don’t even know how to explain the kind of week, hell - month that I have had. The punches keep coming and I keep wondering how many more I can take before I can’t punch back anymore.... Continue Reading →
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 →
A quick look into one of my therapy sessions as I learn new levels of awareness regarding emotional regulation.
Sometimes I don't have many words for the chaos in my head as I deal with the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse. Chaos. That is really the only word I can think of to describe it. The simplicity of Haiku helps me slow down the emotional onslaught. Here are a few I've jotted down... Continue Reading →