Those with childhood trauma histories often have to deal with a host of physiological and psychological impacts that their peers with non-trauma backgrounds don’t have to face. That’s why it’s not fair and impossible to compare yourself to them. Read more on why this is and what kind of comparison makes more sense instead.
What do a psychotherapist and a famous actress and comedian have in common? Their shared belief about what confidence is and how to achieve it. To learn more about how Mindy Kaling and I agree on confidence and to find out how this can support you in your own life, keep reading.
Almost all of us have maladaptive thoughts – lies our brain tells us – that get in the way of living the life we want cause emotional distress. In today’s article I want to share with you what maladaptive thoughts are, provide exercises for you to identify your own, and also provide exercises for you to challenge and combat them.
One of the hardest realizations many of us face on our healing journeys is coming to terms with that fact that we were “The Black Sheep” of our families and then doing all the necessary grieving and healing work that may be required of us because of this. But if we do, there is a tremendous amount of growth and healing opportunity if you’re “The Black Sheep”. This post will explore why, how, and what may be needed to help your own personal growth.
If you, like so many other women in this world, have ever been criticized for being “too much” in any way, today’s blog post is for you.
In it, I share the one question you must ask if you’ve been told you’re “too much,” why “too much” is a political as much as it is a personal issue, what you can begin to do about reclaiming your “muchness,” and I provide a list of nourishing resources to support you on your journey to embracing your “muchness.”