Have you ever been through a traumatic event that left you feeling overwhelmed, scared, and unable to move forward? Trauma can be incredibly disruptive to our lives if we don’t have the right strategies for healing. But there is hope. With the help of trauma-informed resources, such as counseling, mindfulness activities, understanding triggers...

Have you ever been through a traumatic event that left you feeling overwhelmed, scared, and unable to move forward? Trauma can be incredibly disruptive to our lives if we don’t have the right strategies for healing. But there is hope. With the help of trauma-informed resources, such as counseling, mindfulness activities, understanding triggers and more - it's possible for anyone suffering from PTSD or other forms of trauma to find relief and learn how to manage their emotions in healthy ways. In this blog post, I will provide helpful information about how you can heal from various types of trauma and its effects on your life.

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Escaping Trauma Bonds: The Right and Wrong Way to Do It

Humans think they can do anything correctly regarding mental health, but when you're escaping trauma bonds, is there a right and wrong way to do it? Trauma bonds are difficult to escape and heal from,...

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How to Heal From Betrayal Trauma

Betrayal trauma is a type of emotional injury that occurs when someone we trust violates our expectations and betrays our trust in a significant way.  This can come in many forms, including infid...

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7 Reasons Why Trauma-Informed Care is Important

Trauma-informed care has become a vital approach in the world of therapy and counseling. This approach acknowledges the pervasive nature of trauma and its profound impact on individuals, families, and...

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How to Break Generational Trauma

Generational trauma is a complex psychological phenomenon where trauma is passed down from one generation to the next.  This can occur when the effects of traumatic experiences are not resolved i...

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Identifying PTSD Symptoms and Examples

Imagine your brain is like a supercomputer, smoothly processing everyday experiences. But what happens when it encounters a virus in the form of a traumatic event? This is the point at which Post-Trau...

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Do You Have Trauma From Dating Someone With BPD?

In the world of dating and relationships, few experiences can be as emotionally taxing as being involved with someone diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The rollercoaster ride of in...

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Why Do I Get Attached So Easily

Emotional attachment, a powerful bond that connects us to the people we care about, can be as baffling as it is beautiful. It's a complex cocktail of love, trust, comfort, and sometimes, a sprinkle of...

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Why Do I Say Random Things Out Loud?

Have you ever found yourself alone in the kitchen, narrating your cooking process as if you were hosting your own cooking show, or suddenly exclaiming "Eureka!" in the middle of a quiet library upon s...

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Understanding Hyper-independence and Mental Health

Let's dive into the intriguing world of hyper-independence, a state characterized by extreme self-reliance and an aversion to seeking help from others.  This concept might seem a bit foreign, but...

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How Abusers Isolate Their Victims in Relationships

Abusive relationships are a grave societal issue, often hidden behind closed doors yet leaving a trail of devastation in their wake. The importance of understanding the subtle tactics used by abusers ...

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How to Recover From Emotionally Immature Parents

Imagine a childhood shadowed by parents who, instead of being the nurturing figures they should be, exhibit emotional immaturity, a condition where they fail to respond appropriately to your emotional...

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Can Bullying Cause Trauma

Bullying - a term that, unfortunately, resonates with many. It's a pervasive issue, characterized by the intentional and repeated use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressivel...

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No, Trauma is Not an Excuse to Treat People Poorly

While trauma can explain why we might struggle with certain emotions and behaviors, it doesn't justify acting out in ways that hurt others. Using trauma to avoid responsibility for poor behavior is no...

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Should I Get Counseling For PTSD After Narcissistic Abuse?

Narcissistic abuse, a form of emotional and psychological manipulation, is an insidious, silent epidemic that often goes unnoticed by those outside the toxic relationship. Victims are left with deep e...

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How to Stop Thinking About Trauma

Trauma, a deeply distressing or disturbing experience, can leave indelible marks on the landscape of our minds, often leading to profound psychological effects. It can cause us to relive painful memor...

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