Tag: ptsd

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Shadow Work:  Why Now is the Perfect Time

Hey there lovely readers! Today, I want to dive deep into something that can really have an impact on your life– shadow work. This can sound a little scary, but it’s easier than you’d think and trust me when I say it’s worth every ounce of effort. So what is shadow work? Overall it’s a …

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Intuition vs Fear

We all have that inner voice guiding us through life’s twists and turns. But sometimes, it gets a bit hazy, and we can’t tell if it’s our intuition or the echoes of past traumas playing tricks on us. It can be tricky figuring out whether we’re being guided by our gut or by fear. I’ve …

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Life after Trauma: A Journey

Life after trauma can be a difficult and challenging journey. It can feel like your world has been turned upside down and everything you knew has been completely shattered. But with time and support, it is possible to rebuild and find a new sense of normalcy. It’s even possible to make things better than they …

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Journaling: one of the best tools in the toolbox

This isn’t my first post on the benefits of journaling and it certainly won’t be my last. I will probably continue to sing about the benefits forever because it has been so instrumental in my own healing journey. I’m one hundred percent sure that I would not be as far along as I am without …

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Trauma and self-blame: It’s not your fault.

If you’re here, I probably don’t have to tell you that self-blame is a very common side effect of trauma. Rather than holding the person who hurt us accountable, many of us tend to take responsibility and try to figure out where we went wrong. Well, I’m here to tell you to cut that shit …

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There is life after trauma.

If you’ve been with me for a while, you know that I’ve had my fair share of trauma. But in case you’re new here, I’ll do a quick rundown of why I’ve become an expert in the field of recovery and why that is how I know that there is life after trauma. My Trauma …

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A look back at 2022

What a year it was for me! On the business side, I was able to kick it up notch with both businesses, become a star seller on Etsy, do my first craft fair, grow my community, take classes and get a clear idea of what I want to do with my future. In my personal …

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EFT Therapy- easy and effective

Last week, I wrote about how I started hypnotherapy a few years back. Around the same time, I also started EFT therapy in order to treat my PTSD. This was a really strong approach for me to use in conjunction with the hypnotherapy, helping to get my anxiety and panic attacks under control. What is …

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Hypnotherapy and keeping an open mind

Despite what you see on TV, hypnotherapy isn’t just going into a room, lying down on a couch and staring at a watch until you go into a trance and having someone change your thoughts or memories or feelings. (There are definitely times I wish it was that easy!) While I one hundred percent believe …

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