Tag: self compassion

Finding a balance between self-soothing and running away from emotional pain is tough..

Inspired by a comment made by a friend on her facebook page, I wanted to address the difficulty of finding a balance between self-soothing and running away from emotional pain. I also wanted to write about what it actually means to self-soothe. Self-soothing is… Continue Reading “Finding a balance between self-soothing and running away from emotional pain is tough..”

The loss of what should have been

When you don’t get certain basic needs met in your childhood, there will come a time in your future where you will eventually become awakened to these unmet needs. Although this isn’t the same for everyone, there is usually one feeling which is most… Continue Reading “The loss of what should have been”

Question & Answer- YouTube videos

Today I am starting off my series of Q & A videos, where my viewers and subscribers are able to get their questions answered by me, in a video each week. Please feel free to ask me questions on the following topics: Complex PTSD… Continue Reading “Question & Answer- YouTube videos”

Our child within

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Being selfish the right way

‘Selfish’ means that you care enough about yourself to get your needs met; selfishness is a choice. On the other hand, when you think about being ‘needy’, this means that your unmet/unknown needs motivate you — there’s no choice. This is when you become… Continue Reading “Being selfish the right way”

CPTSD= Courage Progress Tenacity Survival Determination

Healing from PTSD is tough! Healing from Complex PTSD is even tougher. In honour of World Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, I want to tell every single one of you survivors out there that you can look at your PTSD & CPTSD differently, just for… Continue Reading “CPTSD= Courage Progress Tenacity Survival Determination”

Grief

Although grief is a huge part of life, it is something that none of us want to experience. We can grieve over the loss of a loved one or beloved pet. We can grieve over the loss of a job or home. We can… Continue Reading “Grief”

Recovery from abuse- 3 basic stages & how to identify whether you have reached the acceptance stage of recovery

Happy Monday fellow bloggers. This is quite a late post, so I hope it reaches some of you. I have just done another video on YouTube, where I talk about the 3 main stages of recovery that someone goes through, in particular concerning the… Continue Reading “Recovery from abuse- 3 basic stages & how to identify whether you have reached the acceptance stage of recovery”

How to deal with loneliness

Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling that a lot of people experience at some point in their lives. Loneliness is a feeling of emptiness or hollowness inside you.You might experience loneliness as a feeling that something is not right, a kind of minor emptiness. Or… Continue Reading “How to deal with loneliness”

5 tips on healing codependency & dysfunctional relationships

This video is the 2nd one of my codependent series on my Youtube channel. It is mostly informational in text, with the help of a few cute characters! Just the way I like it! ♥ Feel free to re-blog or share 🙂 I love… Continue Reading “5 tips on healing codependency & dysfunctional relationships”