Self-Compassion sounds like a roundabout way to forgiveness, but resentment, revenge and silence often result in more suffering.
As intuitive as it may seem, it's not work, finances, health or relationships that cause stress. Our stress is often caused by how we feel about these things.
Autogenic training is a deep and powerful relaxation technique that can help you attain a calm regulated state by using repeated self-commands.
Sensory overload may show up as fatigue, irritability or shutting down. This can impact our sleep routines and create additional problems.
Staying grounded helps us maintain hope in turbulent times. Maintaining empathy, perspective, staying grounded or mobilizing creates hope.
Overcoming depression requires addressing deep rooted patterns of thinking and behaving that fuel depression.
The journey to self-compassion lies in developing greater tolerance of the body’s defense mechanisms that show up as defensiveness.
If you want to prepare for therapy, one of the best things you can do prior to your session is to do some background reading on how trauma manifests and about the therapeutic approach decided upon by you and your therapist.
Retreating is a form of wisdom and an act of self-care to feed the soul, body and mind.