Category: TRAUMA

Trauma articles and blog posts on Mind Body Thoughts

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Dealing With Anger

Dealing With Anger

This excerpt from my book, Overcoming A Mysterious Condition, deals with anger. It comes from chapter 17, page 209, "My Experience with Anger." [...]
Dealing With Our Insecurities

Dealing With Our Insecurities

Dealing With Our Insecurities is an excerpt from my book, Overcoming A Mysterious Condition. This blog post comes from page 202 which is found i [...]
My Somatic Response To A Trigger

My Somatic Response To A Trigger

Today, I finally felt strong enough to write about my somatic response to a trigger. I don't usually share too much of things like this, and I'v [...]
Trauma Self-Protection

Trauma Self-Protection

This blog post is a continuation from the blog post of April 8, 2019, on Numbing And Avoiding. It deals with trauma self-protection. For thos [...]
Numbing And Avoiding

Numbing And Avoiding

These days most of us are numbing and avoiding without being conscious of it.  I’m not only talking about drinking alcohol and taking drugs a [...]
How Did I Overcome A Mysterious Condition

How Did I Overcome A Mysterious Condition

More than two years ago, I started writing an answer to the question, "How did I overcome a mysterious condition?" At the time, it was not mea [...]
What has been the most helpful thing in your childhood sexual abuse recovery?

What has been the most helpful thing in your childhood sexual abuse recovery?

I asked a question on Twitter the other day about what has been the most helpful thing in your recovery from childhood sexual abuse. I was overw [...]
Childhood Trauma On Adult Relationships

Childhood Trauma On Adult Relationships

A blog post I was reading on a website got me thinking about the issue of childhood trauma on adult relationships. If you've experienced trauma, more [...]
Reclaiming Painful Parts Of Life

Reclaiming Painful Parts Of Life

If I would have held myself in a single point of healing and not allowed myself to walk further, I would have shortchanged my healing process. [...]
Dealing With Painful Experiences

Dealing With Painful Experiences

However, I have learned tools that I use to help me move the energy through those moments, rather than letting it take up residence in my body. [...]
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