Trauma leaves us numb and foreign to our body, and there is no healing without coming home to it. Continue reading How working with your felt sense will save your life
It’s like my soul has these gorgeous church windows, but I can’t see the colours. By being introspective about my resentments, I’m wiping them one by one. Continue reading Our flaws are superpowers yet not controlled
I spend a long time believing that pity was love. Continue reading The Ultimate Secret to Leaving Your Abusers
It was a sunny Sunday morning, and I was walking to a busy cafe to tell my parents about my childhood abuse.
I had a month to prepare for this moment, if not a lifetime. Continue reading The truth revealed to my childhood abusers – their response?
I started this blog because my friend told me hers helped her gather her thoughts. I wrote about philosophy, filmmaking, poetry and most of all, childhood trauma. But what do I want to say in my writing?The more I wrote, … Continue reading NAME CHANGE: Dingbatcrazy to Reparent your soul
Do you find yourself attracting the same kind of partners? Trauma feeds trauma Continue reading Am I in love or in trauma?
The nuance between admitting and accepting our flaws and past is a big point of contention in the recovery community. After I’ve combed through memory loss of my early childhood experiences and years lost through substance abuse, I was faced … Continue reading Admittance vs Acceptance – why the difference matters
‘How to deal with the void inside/ the need to run away’.My friend crumbled up the note I wrote for our topic meeting today. I held my breath.The room was small today, the bad weather keeping away everyone but the … Continue reading Conquering my void inside with awe-inspiring confessions
Children of dysfunctional homes often end up repeating the same relationship patterns they learned early on, first of all with themselves. This is what feels safe and known; our nervous system and brain is still stuck in fight-or-flight mode and … Continue reading How to never practise self-abandonment again