It can be hard for ANY parent to teach something that wasn’t taught to them when growing up. You have few models of how it’s done AND if you add your own negative experiences around the topic, it can make it FEEL that much harder. This is why I’m so grateful for experts who can guide us, and show us how much easier it actually IS!
Have you ever had your anger dismissed or invalidated by others regarding your past, your trauma, or your abuse? Have you ever been afraid of your anger? If you answered yes to either of those questions, this episode will be a breath of fresh air.
Any child or adolescent that has suffered the experience of child sexual abuse typically goes through an emotional rollercoaster of […]
Trauma can be hugely disruptive in our lives. Trauma early in life has a deep impact on our foundations and capacity to cope with the challenges we face in life.
Building a strong core becomes essential to building resilience, but how does one do that when they don’t have the tools and were not taught those tools?
What happens when cultural stories are misrepresented and the authentic voices of those trying to tell their stories are ignored? […]
Are you an insomniac like I used to be? I have always considered myself a night owl and insomniac. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I realized that my bad sleeping patterns were connected to how nighttime was a time of fear and insecurity for me, and it was better for me to be awake than asleep, so I could be on guard. I am not an insomniac by nature (non of us are!). And my lack of sleep created unhealthy conditions that messed with my mind and my mood.
If you have kids, whether they are five, ten, tweens or teens, this episode is a must-listen!
We’re talking all about internet safety solutions and all of the aspects of how to keep kids safe including what to do if your kids have already been exposed to explicit materials as well as predators.
CSA survivors experience a range of mental, physical and emotional wellness issues throughout their lives due to the traumas in their history. Parenting becomes a layer of extraordinary relief as well as pain. It can be a wonderful experience as well as a triggering, anxiety-producing experience.
In order to achieve wholeness, wellness and enjoy life to it’s very fullest, we need to heal our traumas in our emotional, mental and physical bodies. This is why a holistic approach to healing is so important.