You ask and I answer! In the Ask Me Anything series, I answer your questions about my own healing journey or anything trauma related, as best I can.
I Put Myself First
When I am completely honest with myself in my reflections, life was so much easier when I adjusted myself and prioritized others. Until it wasn’t.
Day 2: If I Could Have My Dream Life
I have decided to join a 30 day writing challenge. Writing is so cathartic, so healing, and such a big piece of my healing tool-kit that a writing challenge makes sense - so hear we go!
Institutional Abuse: A Discussion
A survivor of institutional abuse has made it his life's mission to help other survivors. Listen along to learn his story and his mission.
DeShaming: A Podcast for Abuse Survivors
Listen to my interview on the DeShaming podcast, aimed at providing support for childhood sexual abuse survivors.
Down The Stairs
This piece is part of a series I write occasionally called Childhood Memories where I recall a memory in story form. These pieces are short, to the point, and piercing as I process memories of emotional abuse, neglect, and fear.
5 Self-Care Activities You Can Do Alone
Make sure you work some "alone time" into your self-care routine. Here are 5 self-care activities you can do by yourself.
9 Steps for Moving Through Depression Due to PTSD
Depression due to PTSD is very common for Trauma Survivors. Here are 9 steps I take to help myself move through depressive cycles and get back to living.
7-Day Self-Care Challenge
Self-Care is a very big part of trauma healing. Most importantly because of its role during our most difficult times. Self-care is what we use to help us refocus our minds and bodies to the present. It encourages us to intentionally seek out happiness during our times of great sadness. It is what we use... Continue Reading →
In Other People’s Words: Aphrodite Matsakis on Trauma
Sometimes other people say it better: “In order to believe clients' accounts of trauma, you need to suspend any pre-conceived notions that you have about what is possible and impossible in human experience. As simple as they may sound, it may be difficult to do so.”Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D. The magnitude of this truth is breathtaking... Continue Reading →
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