Tag: ptsd

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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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Practicing Gratitudes for a Happier Life

With Thanksgiving being this weekend here in the states, I thought it was the perfect time to talk about gratitudes. While I will admit that there are days when it is REALLY hard to do, practicing gratitudes has been proven to help increase your happiness. There are a lot of benefits to gratitudes. Being actively …

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Boundaries are an important part of self care.

I talk a lot on this site about self love and self care. It’s really the whole premise of why I started this site in the first place- to empower women to love themselves and treat themselves well. This week, I wanted to write about boundaries, because in my opinion, that’s the most important version …

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Breaking Down Mental Abuse and Neglect

If you’ve been following along this month, I’ve been talking about the different types of abuse leading up to how it shows up in cycles and affects our relationships. This week, I’m going to focus on two major categories: mental abuse and neglect. I’ll start with mental abuse. Mental abuse comes in many forms and …

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Breaking Down Physical and Sexual Abuse

Continuing with this month’s breakdown of abuse and how it shows up in cycles and affects our relationships, I wanted to go into more detail on physical and sexual abuse. These are often more acknowledged than mental abuse or neglect, however there are still many victims who are left without help. I’ll start with physical …

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Abuse in it’s simplest of definitions…

This month, I wanted to talk about abuse and the cycle/effects of violence. I strongly believe that it’s rare for a woman to develop a healthy lifestyle after being the victim of abuse as a girl, especially in regards to both romantic and platonic relationships. However in order to talk about the cycle and the …

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