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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

The 5 domains of Post Traumatic Growth

It’s normal with complex trauma recovery for us to query what is my one next step? We often are aware of symptoms we’re experiencing and can be missing the language we need to move forward.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Intergenerational Trauma

Intergenerational Trauma is also known as Transgenerational Trauma or historical trauma and relates to trauma being passed down from generation to generation. The following infographics and articles will explain how this happens. 

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Business and Trauma
Linda Meredith

Research Discovers Coaching on par with Therapy

A recent article on Psychology Today blog by Myra Altman Ph.D. discusses the peer-reviewed study just accepted for publication at the Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science.

The new research shows 58 percent of people who started care with symptoms of depression experienced clinical recovery after at least one session with a certified coach and saw a 76 percent increase in their well-being overall.

These findings build upon our previous published research showing the more sessions people participated in, the more their well-being improved.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Anger and Complex Trauma

Anger and Complex trauma. It’s not black and white nor is it cut and dried. It’s depth varies as do the trauma responses.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Normal Marriage Problems?

Many women believe they are having normal marriage problems when they are not.
You see, we were spiritually and culturally discipled to accept immaturity, pride, and negative, chronic, and unrepentant behavior as “common issues” in a relationship.

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Business and Trauma
Sherry Yuan Hunter

Connection Between Unmet Needs and Mental Health at Work

Humans have needs. There’s a hierarchy of them.

👉 Stress and overwhelm result from unmet needs or pain (unmet need to be free from pain). Or as Buddhism might put it: attachment to desire (expectation versus reality).

👉 Trauma results from chronic stress and lack of agency.

👉 Complex trauma results from trauma or neglect as a child and your nervous system experiences emotional flashbacks. (Then your Inner 7-year hijacks your brain!)

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Strategies for Coping with Stress

Recently, I came across a number of infographics with lots of different ideas, coping strategies and calming strategies and thought it’d be great to put them in one place for a handy reference.

Choose one or two before you get stressed, practice them when you aren’t stressed and you’ll begin retraining your brain. Don’t try and do them when you’re overly stressed as with complex ptsd you may well trigger the brain further by introducing something new. Consistency is key.

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Raw & Real: CPtsd
Linda Meredith

I am a Loner

I AM A LONER WITH THOUSANDS OF FRIENDS. I have always felt alone, but not lonely. This feeling began when I was very young, and it was hard to be with. I didn’t have the tools, the knowledge, or the understanding to articulate the emptiness, so began the titled vision of my aloneness.

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Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Identifying Toxic Shame

Beginning to recognise Toxic Shame when we have complex trauma isn’t easy. It’s been our normal for so long it takes a concerted effort to start the recovery process. The good news is we can do this!

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