Somatic experiencing, helps restore the natural energy balance in our bodies. It helps with restoring the energy flow in our bodies, in places where it is stuck due to stress, injury or trauma. Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) was developed by Peter A. Levine, PhD to address the effects of trauma. Levine developed this approach… Continue reading Somatic experiencing-Trauma
You might have heard of the term infantilization but you may not realise how incredibly abusive it is when a parent does this to their child. It is only natural for a growing child to start developing independent thoughts, actions and opinions. For a narcissistic parent this can be very threatening, as they want to… Continue reading Infantilization
This is a topic I previously covered on my personal blog last year but it is important to highlight again, especially in the current climate. Most extremely powerful & wealthy people in this world, are usually void of empathy. Politicians, country leaders, business tycoons etc.. Narcissists and especially overt & malignant narcissists, lack empathy, lack… Continue reading Narcissists & their relationship to money
When a relationship starts off with subtle signs of possessiveness or teasing that undermines the partner, this may then escalate to full blown domestic violence. When one partner is trying to control the other partner in ways that are sometimes confusing and feel uncomfortable, then this may then escalate to complete and utter isolation from… Continue reading How to detect whether you or someone you care about is in an abusive relationship.
PTSD doesn’t only affect the person suffering with it. I hope this video helps those of you who are close to someone who suffers with PTSD. PTSD can affect partners as well as close family members, or flatmates. There is the possibity of secondary traumatisation. Love Athina ♥ © All blog posts and images are… Continue reading How PTSD affects intimate relationships
This is my 2nd video from my Q & A video series. My followers, viewers & subscribers ask the questions and I answer to the best of my knowledge with a video. I really hope that this video is useful to those of you who suffer from insomnia in general and I hope it also… Continue reading Video on PTSD related Insomnia
Trauma happens to all of us..We all go through life with a few small traumas. Most of the time, small traumas or small losses don’t leave emotional scars. We just keep going and adjust to whatever life throws at us. If on the other hand, the trauma or loss we suffer is profound, then this… Continue reading Trauma is a loss, so it must be grieved