Self-Compassion to Heal from Complex Trauma

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”

Managing Triggers

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”

I Hear You, Panic Attack, I’m Listening

Somehow, I ended up with a blinding fear of criticism about my judgment and decision-making abilities.

A Recovering Perfectionist

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.