Tag: certified trauma recovery coach

Raw & Real: CPtsd
Linda Meredith

Do I have a Lack of Dopamine?

I’ve been searching for answers to my depression, which I didn’t believe I even had during my anxiety days, for a very long time. Recently I came into an awareness my brain had significantly healed. I was only able to recognise this for 2 reasons.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Validation & Complex Ptsd

Did you know there are different levels to being validated? Me either! I went researching and discovered how we can work it in with our different layers of healthy friendships and trust too!

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

You’re Invited… Home

The fear, the sense of terror, the anxiety riddling my body just never made sense as an adult. 

I’d ask myself repeatedly why couldn’t I manage “normal” adult responsibilities? Why couldn’t I get into a routine and keep it? Why did other people scare the living daylights out of me on one hand but on the other hand we could be instant friends? Quite frankly none of it made any logical sense at all. 

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

What is Complex Ptsd?

What is Complex Ptsd? For me, it was like carrying around a ticking countdown clock just waiting for a precise moment to remove all of my mental health. To top it off, I didn’t know this countdown clock existed.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Complex Ptsd: How to Break your Silence

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.

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Raw & Real: CPtsd
Linda Meredith

CPtsd: Breaking Intergenerational Trauma

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.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Charlotte Beaty-Thigpen

Navigating Isolation, Anxiety & Depression

There are many unknown elements in an unhealthy home that do not set us up for success. There often times is ongoing danger, multiple times a day, which sets us up for feeling we are always at risk. There is a constant unknown.

There is inconsistency. To the brain, that is an unknown. Will Dad come home from work happy or angry? How about mom, what will her mood be like? We are constantly on guard because we don’t know what to expect due to a lack of consistency.

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