Standing Still

We all have this side to us that we can't see because we're too close to it. It's always something profound someone on the outside shows us. A piece of you that you don't understand and you've attempted to push down, deep into the parts of your brain that you've forgotten about. Only, your attempt… Continue reading Standing Still

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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