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Explore articles to help you improve your mental health, practice mindfulness, break generational trauma, and be the best version of yourself. Plus, a little bit of woo-woo stuff.
There is plenty of evidence to suggest a connection between autoimmune diseases and trauma, although the relationship is complex and not yet fully understood. If you have an autoimmune disease, I highly encourage you to take a second look and research.
I have talked with many people who are breaking the cycle of generational trauma, and we seem to have a few things in common. One, we feel like the black sheep of the family. You see, breaking trauma requires significant
Have you heard of ACE scores? ACE stands for Adverse Childhood Experiences, and your ACE score measures the number of stressful or traumatic events you may have experienced during your childhood. These experiences can include things like physical, emotional, or
Generational trauma happens when psychological and emotional damage caused by experiences of traumatic events is passed from one generation to the next. If you’re researching generational trauma, you’re likely gripped in a painful family dynamic that feels inescapable. I’ve experienced
Childhood trauma consists of overwhelming stress or harm that occurs during childhood. Trauma can take many forms, including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, neglect, exposure to violence, and other forms of distress. Childhood trauma can be a one-time event, such
What can canaries help us learn about autoimmune disease? First, we need to understand, what does, “Canary in a coal mine” mean? With their bright-feathered feathers and chattering sounds, canaries have been a common household pet for centuries. Yet, it
When we come into this world as newborns, we depend entirely on our caregivers for survival. Human evolution dictates that, as a social species, we must be part of a family for survival. Thus, from birth, we learn to sacrifice
TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide attempt, depression, anxiety When things get complicated, it’s tough to believe that life could be happy again. Do you feel like you are riding an emotional rollercoaster? And you have a lot more down times than up?
Many mothers feel suffocated under pressure to become Super Moms. Relate? For this reason, you may succumb to the pressures of becoming an overachieving mom to the point where you feel like you are losing yourself in motherhood. When you
I want to preface this with a disclaimer: I am not a doctor or clinical professional. I AM someone with 20+ years of experience navigating the medical world, facing a laundry list of chronic illnesses and autoimmune diseases. I am sharing what I have learned and documented lessons from trusted resources.
Do you feel like you aren’t “normal”? For survivors of childhood trauma, it’s common to feel like you aren’t like others. So if you share this familiar feeling, why is it so isolating? Did you know that almost two-thirds of
What does it mean to be enlightened and spiritually awakened? For some people, it seems like a mystical and unattainable idea. When I began my spiritual path many years ago, I had no clue what it meant to be spiritually