2022 Word of the year is Gaslighting. I have mixed feelings, it is certainly a charged word that is used in the everyday descriptions of toxic interpersonal relationships and interactions. But if you are a survivor of narcissistic abusive and toxic behavior the weight of the word can be triggering. Don’t get me wrong, […]
I don’t know if I shared before but I motivate myself by setting rewards for meeting work goals and doing so, especially on the weekends. This particular Saturday, my calendar was filled in the morning, then I cleaned the house and had some writing to complete. My reward was I took my chair to the […]
Acknowledge the let down after effect release moments. Let there be space to know what you went through and release the trappings of that trauma.
Check your anxiety. If You and your anxiety are elevated then you can’t use your mental energy and think yourself out of overthinking.
Are You Protecting Your Heart? I recently read some interesting articles about how we are hardwired to shield our hearts. Keeping our “distance” is like our superpower from experienced pain and perceived future pain (future thinking). It is through acknowledging the pain and putting some attention on our feelings for healing that we are […]
What if you could release the pain of past hurts without going deep into the trauma? Healing can happen without increasing the feelings of pain! It really can! Sometimes we don’t have to go into all the nitty gritty dirty details to release it and heal! Did you know self-awareness is the fastest key to […]
“It was the anticipation of the questions at the event and the not knowing when or if it would happen caused me great anxiety.” Kristen Dealing with a diagnosis of infertility and then trying to survive in a fertile world is daunting. When I was dealing with my diagnosis I had extreme social anxiety. The […]
Have you ever just felt off? Like all of a sudden something shifted your energy and not in a good way? This is an emotional response to some stimulus that is perhaps just seeking out your attention to be discharged or for release. Or perhaps the root of this feeling is from a very trying […]