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Hello you

I have a diagnosis. Frankly, I don’t know how or what to feel about it. I’ve been in free-fall ever since I saw the lady who wrote this letter; almost 4 weeks ago now. The occasion was an assessment for trauma informed therapy. It was the first time I had spoken to a professional about […]

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Roads to Recovery

The road to recovery

The road to recovery is long and arduous. The act of seeking help, and the anticipation of receiving it, is among the most challenging of all. It stirs deep, dark waters and the sensed but unknown terrors that lurk in waiting underneath the sediment of my mind. I can feel them slither in their murky […]

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Outside the intimate circle Roads to Recovery

Goldilocks

Isn’t it funny how our mind and body shield us from remembering our traumas until the circumstances are just right for you to safely start processing them? I saw it many years in my Mum, whom in her hour of need finally found a kind soul who was receptive to her extremely private nature and […]

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So this is Christmas

all shopping done. Leisurely for the first time in my life. Traffic was hell. Almost had an anxiety attack over the angry faces and gestures a speeding Discovery driver made at me. All hail to CBT techniques. Notice ~ Identify ~ Action & Make Changes ~ Review  I felt the cold fear washing through me, and […]