Posts filed under: Healing Trauma

What Is Your Attachment Style?

Attachment: – the state of being personally attached: FIDELITY – affectionate regard – psychology : a strong emotional bond that an infant forms with a caregiver (such as a mother) especially when viewed as a basis for normal emotional and social development... Read More

Post-traumatic Growth: Finding Beauty and Meaning in Suffering

As soon as Anna stepped inside Jonathan’s room, she felt something was wrong. Chills ran down her spine as she walked over to the crib. She tried to stir him, and her cries turned into wailing as she realized her... Read More

Your Thoughts Matter: How Negative Thinking Affects Chronic Fatigue

A conversation between health coach Kimberly Smith and Mulk Raj, health coach and founder of Hope and the Magnolia. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Join my community? When exhausted women ask, “Why am I so tired all the time?” I help them to explore... Read More

The Voice Inside Your Head: Dealing with Your Inner Critic

Honestly speaking her mind to a friend sent her inner critic into a tizzy. “Who do you think you are? What will people think of you? You are too strident. Too divisive. Too critical. You might hurt people’s feelings.” She... Read More

Embrace Your Life

Re-Imagining Some of us have very difficult, even traumatic, life stories. This is true. And we carry the scars to prove it. If you are one of these people, how you are interpreting the events in your life and replaying... Read More

Trauma: Its Causes and Effects

Trauma is a wound that has a scar. Like a scar, it can be hard, it can suppress feelings, and it can be inflexible. People who have been affected by trauma may not want to dig deep because they are... Read More

Understanding Trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma is all about perception. It’s a perception that can be either conscious or subconscious. The word “trauma” comes from a Greek word that means “wound.” When you have received a painful wound, just simply touching it... Read More