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I never thought I would have to write a post like this. Lord knows I don’t want to sit with the feelings that come up as I write, but I know I need to. There is a special kind of grief many of us experience that is unlike any other type of grief in this… Continue reading The Loss of the Living
I could easily (and I will one day) record an entire podcast episode on gaslighting and the damage that it does to one’s psyche. However, let’s take a moment to talk about it on the blog. Gaslighting is one of the number one problems that I see when people come to me for therapy. Those… Continue reading Gaslighter
If you have not picked up on this by now, the amount of down-time I let myself have is minimal. I consider myself to be a homebody and always say things like “I cant WAIT to relax tonight.” But let’s be real – I never relax. I don’t know how to relax. A few weekends… Continue reading I Met Myself on the Mat
Let’s call a spade a spade: Last week was an absolute train wreck. Anything that could go wrong DID go wrong. And to be honest, as someone who is in recovery from complex trauma, my nervous system is overactive even on my best day. But this past week has been a smorgasbord of one difficult… Continue reading Dropping My Defenses
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