Re-victimisation

Re-victimisation, unfortunately, has consistent evidence. Up to 75% of adults that  experienced abuse as a child, also reported experiencing abuse as an adult. When I first entered therapy, I felt like I “attracted” people who were abusive, I described a series of thorny experiences. A therapist explained to me the concept of re-victimization and that […]

Breakthrough

I finally feel like I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough. After the last few weeks of feeling low, in energy, in mood and in general well-being, I woke up this morning feeling different, with a crescendo of energy and zest for life. The motivation I’ve been lacking lately, had finally evaporated off (a little […]

Healing: A Marathon Not a Sprint

When I fist began this journey of healing from my trauma, I was 24 years old. I wound up in a therapist’s office explaining how both of my parents were alcoholics, I was a codependent to them, I had trauma from my childhood and I expected to be in therapy for three months while I […]

The Story Pours Out

I’ve had a really rough few weeks. My mental well-being has plummeted and I have felt flat, anxious and generally fatigued. Out of desperation, I looked to alleviate my symptoms and booked a reiki session with a reiki healer whom had several 5 star Google and facebook reviews. I didn’t really expect it to work […]

Dazed and Confused

I feel as though I’m in a trance. Muddling through each day, smiling at all the right times, wearing the right thing at the right time, saying the right things at the right times, looking “fine” on the outside. Inside, feeling lost and confused, sad and lethargic, apathetic and alone. Appetite has gone, sex drive […]

Spicy Physical Healing

Spices aid physical healing in many different ways due to their benefits to the human body. These spices so not necessarily cure particular ailments, however they can reduce  certain symptoms and stimulate beneficial processes for the body. Cinnamon: Stimulates metabolism Lowers blood sugar Has antioxidant effects Eliminates gas Turmeric: Reduces inflammation Has powerful antioxidant effects […]