The Big Words: Childhood Trauma

Validation. Awareness. Relief. Freeing. When my therapist used the words childhood trauma while we were discussing my life growing up, all these strong validating emotions flood over me. The word trauma. That frightening word. I didn’t go through foster homes. I wasn’t physically or sexually abused. So, I minimized my trauma from growing up in… Continue reading The Big Words: Childhood Trauma

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The Feeling of Flying

I’m feeling level and I feel my depression lifting. I’m full of hope and wonder for the future. I’m flying in the clouds but I’m not floating through space on a manic ride. I am free from the trapping of my mind. I’m free from the heavy burden of my depression, the tears and fears… Continue reading The Feeling of Flying