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Anxiety and Mapping

Anxiety and Mapping

I remember the days when anxiety wasn’t even a word in our everyday society. Who knew that going to work for the first day could trigger a mig...
Overcoming Anxiety One Step at a Time

Overcoming Anxiety One Step at a Time

I love this book and the work that Bessel Van Der Kolk does. I was reading this today and thinking through the different ways I had to learn t...
Doing Battle with Depression

Doing Battle with Depression

The last few days, okay 5 days, have been super challenging. Saturday the good old depression trigger went off in my brain. You know when you w...
Boundaries, Challenges & Change

Boundaries, Challenges & Change

    One of our greatest challenges with Complex Ptsd is teaching ourselves where we need boundaries, where we need to say no, and when we need to...
Notes On Letting Go

Notes On Letting Go

Last week was so physically challenging with the release of preverbal emotions. It never ceases to amaze me what we hold onto unconsciously in...
Notes on The 5 Love Languages

Notes on The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages ~ What works for you?   Have you heard of the 5 Love Languages? The book of the same name authored by Gary Chapman was origina...
Notes on doing Challenging Steps

Notes on doing Challenging Steps

As I sit at my desk a myriad of emotions are flowing through my heart, my mind, and tears are not far away. Tears I want to shed, yet my breath...
Stinking Thinking!

Stinking Thinking!

What is Stinking Thinking?! Have you ever changed a baby's nappy? You know the ones you can smell before you even open it up? The smell, the stin...
Changing Directions for Men

Changing Directions for Men

We welcome Men in our group as we ALL need healing, all need that connection to recover. Often our men are our silent watchers as they learn b...
Krazy, Kaotic Monday

Krazy, Kaotic Monday

  #complexptsd and Monday morning goals don't really go together! It's been a crazy, chaotic morning where I had every intention of being at leas...
Developing Meaningful Relationships - Shane Willard

Developing Meaningful Relationships - Shane Willard

Childhood Trauma leaves us, as far as relationships go, in a state of feeling uncomfortably comfortable with adult relationships containing trauma...
No More Secrets

No More Secrets

#complexptsd I discovered has kept me holding so many thoughts and emotions tightly inside my body. My family history, for a few generations at ...
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