Does acknowledging a shitty week perpetuate pessimism? Can an entire week be bad? Or is this toxic positivity?
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.
"I was acting as if I had been traumatised, but I hadn't. My parents were loving." So what happened here?
Are you actively trying to grow emotionally and wonder if it worked? Here's a few simple signs to look out for!
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?
If fear was meant to warn us of danger, anxiety is fear gone mad. Biology might explain trauma response, but why do we emotionally hold on to fear?
I've been struggling with self-depreciating thoughts that I cannot control. What I can control is not feeling shame but working on them with a DBT worksheet. Let's do it together!
Nothing wrong with a bit of pleasure, but why do we equate it with happiness and where do these two things differ?
Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie.