mental health

Can I Have Childhood Trauma If I Had a Happy Childhood?

You aren't hurting anyone by accepting the reality of your trauma.

mental health

Changing My Behavior: Apparently I Can’t Think My Way Out of Mental Illness

I had a pretty rough week. And changing a few behaviors hasn't eradicated my shame. But it has shown me that I am not completely prisoner to it.

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20-something miseries, mental health

12 Mantras For Anyone Healing from Childhood Trauma

Healing is a complicated, twisted, painful, tender thing, and you are not doing it wrong, I promise.

What is dissociation
mental health

Mental Health Monday: What Is Dissociation?

Dissociation is a form of protection. We dissociate when our minds need to protect us from some aspect of our reality.