I still mourn being sober even 18 months in. Refusing closure, what else am I refusing of letting go off?
Codepenency is easy to diagnose in others but nearly impossible within ourselves. How can we become aware and heal unhealthy patterns?
Growing up, I was not allowed a safe outlet for my feelings. They were dangerous to my caretakers, and thus to me.
Trauma can teach us that making decisions is dangerous. When the possible consequences are life-changing, how do we move?
It's a strange time to feel lonely with lockdown easing. And yet, my heart aches for connection and validation.
Mental health struggles can leave us feeling helpless, even with self-care. How come I am lost again after years of experience?
Trauma comes and goes in waves, ever reminding us of remains unhealed. Recently, this has been in the linking of similar pains.
Trauma is a trendy topic, but why are we all so obsessed with healing our trauma, and do we truly need to?
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!