I fight my emotions, a lot. All the emotions that are bottled up inside. When they get intense I get hung up on the fact that I actually feel them rather than allowing myself to process and deal with what has caused them to begin with. It has been my biggest struggle in therapy, feeling 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 →