My Body and Trauma

This is my story of the physical symptoms I have experienced during and after my abusive relationship. This is in no way meant to be prescriptive to others or taken as advice. This is my personal story and journey and while I hope it provides some clarity, hope, and inspiration, it is not meant to …

Top Books for Trauma Healing

“What has helped you on your healing journey?” is a question I’m often asked. The answer to that question is immense, but something I can focus on in this post is BOOKS! Throughout the last few years, alongside therapy and other healing practices, I’ve been doing a lot of reading. Today I’m writing about the …

Red flags

Trauma alters the way we perceive danger in our life. For someone who has not experienced life-altering trauma, red flags might be easy to identify and deal with. For someone who has gone through something traumatic, especially when that trauma was prolonged and eventually accepted as reality, the ability to recognize red flags can become …