When does the healing journey ever end, and why are we so obsessed with it?
Do you need reparenting?
Once you become trauma-informed and understand your parents, while well-meaning, were fighting their own battles, you start seeing the need for reparenting everywhere.
Do I hate myself because I can’t be angry at others?
Growing up, I was not allowed a safe outlet for my feelings. They were dangerous to my caretakers, and thus to me.
Feeling lonely surrounded by friends
It's a strange time to feel lonely with lockdown easing. And yet, my heart aches for connection and validation.
Why do I have to heal my trauma?
Trauma is a trendy topic, but why are we all so obsessed with healing our trauma, and do we truly need to?
The impatience of healing from trauma
Trauma can feel very debilitating, removing agency and control from us. So when the waiting on feeling better is out of our hands too, we might just lose it a little.
Dry January? Tips on quitting from a recovered alcoholic!
We all suffer with the obsession of new year's resolutions. But how can you actually make it through the month, and beyond if you wish to do so?
We all get stuck sometimes, in relationships, routines or mindsets. I've come from a bad place to changing my life, but how can I help others do it? Can we induce epiphanies?
Surprising lessons from sponsoring addicts
When you join a 12-step fellowship, you're looking for help to quit your drug of choice. Surprisingly, it was when sponsoring others that I learned boundaries, self-care and true patience.
Do you have borderline personality disorder or complex PTSD?
The majority of people I know who think they have BPD (past me included) are really suffering from complex PTSD and confusing the symptoms. So how are they different?