We were discussing the habit of overthinking in the SwanWaters Facebook Group. I wanted to give you my perspective and share some tools on how to deal with this.
Bob and I both benefited from mindfulness while overcoming the effects of childhood trauma. We share our experiences and give you the basics of mindfulness
I want to reflect on some of the misinformation that floats around about PTSD. In this week’s pint-sized healing podcast I bust 3 myths about PTSD.
This is my response to Anthony Bourdain’s passing. It’s an emotional appeal to reach out to your loved ones and let them know they are loved unconditionally
Realizing that flashbacks could be emotional, and did not have to be disassociative in any other sense of the word, I started to better understand what was happening when I was triggered. That in turn, helped we to better manage my PTSD symptoms. Let me tell you more.
As much as we would like to just stop feeling the pain and the grief in our lives, we cannot just pretend it isn’t there. In order to heal we need to feel.
In the aftermath of Mother’s Day, you may need a reminder that you are -in fact- entirely lovable.
There are so many things we feel we should do, and then when we fail to complete our unrealistic list of activities we feel horrible about ourselves.
Today I wanted to talk to you about Mother’s Day and give you some alternative ways to celebrate the day if you are a survivor of maternal abuse.
Letting go is an important step of healing, but one we often do not mark or celebrate. Creating a ceremony when you are ready to let go of pain, is amazing.