Find a hobby in addition to basic forms of self-care and coping is vital to the trauma recovery process.
I have had a hard time lately sitting down to write. Even when I am not posting I try to journal, if I do not address all my emotions they come out one way or another whether it be tears, rage, or raging tears. But lately, I have not been able to find words for... Continue Reading →
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 →
Telling my story is one of the hardest things I have ever done: it has also been rewarding and even necessary for my mental health and well-being.
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 →