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?
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.