For the silence to cease we ALL must be willing to get on board and LEARN news ways through our challenges, do our own self reflection work and OWN our previously hidden unexpressed thoughts and emotions and map NEW roads.
The loneliness tore through me seated at the school waiting for my kids. I could not envision what my life would be like now, having literally lost everyone and everything. Loneliness is a deep, physical feeling. The one thing I never gave up on was the belief that I had done the right thing leaving despite no one else seeing or believing what I knew to be true.
Covid 19 and a Crisis of Faith Living with Complex Ptsd and Managing Change is challenging. When a global pandemic hits and your plans are thrown out the window what happens next? Raw & Real: When Covid 19 shutdown hit Australia I had a crisis of faith. I’ve spent decades walking in faith, listening for …
Raw & Real: The reparenting process needed after experiencing childhood developmental trauma includes recognising what our parents/caregivers did not provide for us and learning how to provide it for ourselves. By doing this we begin to form our own sense of self and in turn we begin to own our internal power instead of giving …
It can an incredibly overwhelming challenge when you’re an adult survivor of childhood abuse to see a way through from Survivor to Thriver. I watched it unfold in my own recovery over the years because I had no mud map imprinted in my brain of the “how to’s” in life.
I understand what it’s like to look at other family’s and think “why didn’t I get that experience?” or “How come they have money and we have to hide the fact that we have none?” To be honest the list can be endless in regards to the questions we ask and often get left unanswered.
Getting used to the ups and downs in life is something I’m still working on learning how to do. I’ve come to realise the negatives in my childhood didn’t feel safe as I didn’t learn how to identify, to name my emotions, and how to fully process them. And then the upshot was this process …
We were right!
We were always preparing for the worst and now it’s here. Our fears have been
realized. Did “everyone” tell you were crazy for “catastrophizing” all the time? Did people tell you you were crazy for using so much hand sanitizer and washing your hands? WELL, guess what, fellow traveler, you’ve got this one right!