There is now a growing body of research in the area of CPTSD and more now that is outside of what is traditionally white or North American focused. (Yay!) This is good news, because so many people suffer from complex trauma, the symptoms of which include: anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, and challenges with relationships. AContinue reading “Self-Compassion to Heal from Complex Trauma”
Sometimes, we get triggered into treating people based on who we believe they are.
Resentment is often defined as a common emotion that results from wrongdoing or unfair treatment: injustice or humiliation. Long-term resentment can result in complex trauma.
CPTSD survivors can be as strong as laminated unbreakable glass, as fragile as coffee carafe, or as dangerous as a broken beer bottle.
One of the most frustrating things in the world is that explosion of rage when our kids (or partners, or friends, or colleagues) exhibit ‘undesirable’ behaviour. We THINK it’s because they are ‘behaving badly’ and that means that we need to work harder to CONTROL the situation. Then comes the shame and, for some, theContinue reading “Managing Triggers”
Let’s go back to simpler times of tea and connection!
When failure is the only logical conclusion for every mistake, then it’s time to raise the burden of proof!
My children were triggering me to no end. How can it be an over-reaction when, very logically and rationally of course, I was right!?
Somehow, I ended up with a blinding fear of criticism about my judgment and decision-making abilities.
Michelle Lee Diasinos, is a Conscious Parent advocate, coach, author and co-host of The Mothers’ Roundtable podcast. A recovering perfectionist, she transforms her life once once she became a parent.