Trauma recovery is kind of my thing. So when a recent trauma threw me, I thought bouncing back would be no biggie.
Perpetual fight response and anger management issues
While stuck in traffic last Sunday, my friends and I realised that anger is nothing more than being stuck perpetually in our fight response. Why do some things always get the better of us?
What does unhealed trauma look like?
When I was still in the midst of it, I thought trauma could never be healed. But now I can see how trauma is not a life sentence!
These 2 letters are your greatest superpower
There's a lot of lists with good virtues, tricks that get you far in life or psychological growth secrets. However, there is nothing as simple and life-changing as this.
Emotional incest: when children raise their parents
By my mother's own accord, I raised her. The mother-daughter dynamic became reversed, but why?
Desire to parent means wanting to BE parented
As a childless gal, I wouldn't dare to make this statement myself. Do people have children when they want to be unconditionally loved?
Is it okay to…? or Trust your intuition!
There's many asking whether to cut off friendships, break up or limit communication. Why do we rely so much on external validation to follow our heart?
Here to GET it right, not BE right
This is the mantra of shame researcher Brené Brown. What is the difference between getting it right and being right, and what does it have to do with shame?
Recovering from growing up too quickly
Were you the mature child in school? With traumatic childhood experiences, one learns to grow up far too quickly.
Grey rock method: How to rid yourself of narcissists
'It doesn't matter what I say!' I finally realised after years of living with a narcissist. 'No matter what I do, I get attacked for it!'