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Are You Resilient?

Are You Resilient?

Learn how to become more resilient. Become a little bit tougher, a little bit wiser, and a little bit more prepared for whatever life has in store!

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrating Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth by becoming more informed about bias and historical trauma. Becoming more trauma-informed will help to spread compassion for others and empower the work that remains to be done for racial justice and equity.

Why are so many people unmotivated?

Why are so many people unmotivated?

We are all motivated by different things. Often people with complex or chronic trauma histories are frequently motivated to avoid negative thoughts, emotions, or consequences.

What about developmental trauma?

What about developmental trauma?

Developmental trauma is one of the most common forms of complex trauma. It has the tendency to complicate growth and emotional maturity.

HEALING SHAME

HEALING SHAME

You might feel shame because of something about your appearance, events related to your family, or even a lack of education. You might feel you’re not worthy somehow. Shame shows itself in many forms. But the one common thread is that shame makes you feel terrible about yourself. Is healing shame possible?

Irrational Beliefs

Irrational Beliefs

There are many influences that tend to be ignored systemically in the mental health culture.

CPTSD & The Inner Critic

CPTSD & The Inner Critic

The inner critic is a well-known concept in psychology, referring to the part of the psyche that judges and criticizes our behavior.

How does trauma affect motivation?

How does trauma affect motivation?

Our understanding of motivation and motivation decision-making has long been based on an assumption. Many assume motivation is driven by task-related factors such as values, efficacy, and causality. However, in the presence of chronic or complex trauma, this misunderstanding must shift.

BOOK GROUP | April 2022

This month join me in reading, NO VISIBLE BRUISES: WHAT WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAN KILL US by Rachel Louise Snyder SUMMARY In No Visible Bruises, journalist Rachel Louise Snyder frames this urgent and immersive account of the scale of domestic violence...

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is observed every April 2nd to increase awareness and spread understanding of autism. The aim is to improve the quality of life of people with autism. In honor of this day, we’re going to talk about the salutogenic perspective and how you can use this orientation to help autistic children thrive.

World Bipolar Day | March 30th

World Bipolar Day | March 30th

World Bipolar Day is about raising awareness of Bipolar Disorder and its symptoms. It is also important to understand the extent to which a trauma history may influence bipolar disorder and affect sufferers’ ability to cope with their symptoms and live fulfilling lives. If you’re interested in bipolar disorder or want to know more about how to care for people with this condition, read on for some insight into how trauma-informed care can help.

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