Emotions

Out of all the impacts Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) has on us, I think it is shame that has the most to answer for. It is after all Shame that keeps...

Because what happened to us was wrong, it changed everything and we stopped feeling normal, or what had felt normal to us. Our minds took us to ‘different land’, a...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that can develop in people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Symptoms can include; nightmares, flashbacks, anxiety and fear. Complex...

Although it's widely known as a process of disconnecting from one's thoughts and feelings I think Dissociation is way bigger than that. Depending on how your life has been it may...

Clarity takes me straight to an image of standing in the sparkling blue ocean and seeing my feet very clearly all the way to the bottom. ​Sometimes clarity is unavailable to...

Just for the sake of clarity, triggers are responses caused by a particular action or situation, like the war in Afghanistan.  Symptoms can include, panic attacks, abject fear, even feeling...

Courage comes in many forms and is as unique to us as our thumbprints. All of us need to find courage some of the time, and some of us need to...

Love or hate them they're part of life. Rumour has it we think about new beginnings the most in springtime, probably due to cute little lambs frolicking amidst the gorgeous...

I was reading Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth the other day, and one line in particular stood out; ‘Treat the situation you are in as if you had chosen it’....

Can leave us feeling left out and excluded from people and situations we wanted to be part of. At its worst we feel miserable and lonely, and at its best...