Codepenency is easy to diagnose in others but nearly impossible within ourselves. How can we become aware and heal unhealthy patterns?
Trauma comes and goes in waves, ever reminding us of remains unhealed. Recently, this has been in the linking of similar pains.
I am terrified of using my trauma as an excuse for my current behaviour. How acknowledgment of insecurities equates to making excuses in my head, I don't know!
"I was acting as if I had been traumatised, but I hadn't. My parents were loving." So what happened here?
Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie.
I don't miss much from the country I grew up in. I'm only missing the space between the notable events and people.
I was thinking about the cycle of suffering we go through, blaming our behaviour on our childhood. Can a little thought experiment free us from resentment?
No matter our self-growth, once our ego gets triggered it's hard to see the bigger picture. Here's a trick to quickly disengage!
My friend looks relieved as he recounts his drama-filled days."I used to say to my wife 'we cannot have things too nice because they always go wrong'.I do not think like that anymore. My days are quiet now, peaceful."I too identify with his words. Did I love the drama, or did the drama love me?... Continue Reading →