Generational trauma is a term that is used to describe the lasting effects of trauma that is passed down from one generation to another. Trauma experienced by a person’s parents or ancestors can affect their own mental, physical, and emotional health. This can include anxiety, depression, addiction, and other mental health issues. While generational trauma… Continue reading Generational Trauma
There is just so much you handle in your day-to-day life. Work, school, family, being a caregiver and all the logistical planning you do to ensure everything runs as smoothly as possible has a price. And if you do not take care of yourself, you can experience emotional fatigue. Emotional fatigue is a state of… Continue reading Self-care, why is it important for living a balance life?
This journey we call life has many challenges. And when these challenges leave us feeling hurt, emotional drained and unhappy we start to believe life is unfair. In those times, it is only natural to want to figure our how live a happy life. In the process of changing our focus to become a happier… Continue reading Why we should look for purpose and not happiness.
Trauma has become a buzzword in the last few years. Many times we don’t discuss in ways that help inform people's thoughts on the topic. Trauma does not always lead to psychological issues. So just because someone has experienced a traumatic event doesn’t mean they will face longer-term problems. However, today I want to go… Continue reading What is Psychological Trauma?
The definition of recovery is to return to a normal state of mind and strength. Since I started on the road to overcoming my sexual abuse 8 years ago I have worked tirelessly toward obtaining that recovered stage. During this time I have felt weak, emasculated, shame, strong, empowered, angry, confused and sometimes I felt… Continue reading Fear is my Strength
We can find reasons to forgive people because at some point we will need forgiveness. Usually, when the person who has injured us shows contrition for their actions it becomes easier. In showing contrition the person is telling us they have learned from the experience and through self-reflection realize their own errors. This is important… Continue reading Learning to Forgive
Not my secret to keep... For years I have tried to find out how people heal and move on from shame. In my search I have learned that people heal in different ways and on different timetables. As individuals, we will never find a blue print that will work for everyone. However, telling my story… Continue reading Not my Secret to Keep