Seek and Learn, Trauma and Recovery
A Surprising Way to Heal Trauma
An article from National Geographic describes how some people find relief from watching horror movies. The “controlled fear” experiences work as a sort of exposure therapy for emotional trauma.
Shame loses its grip when you deconstruct it instead of it deconstructing you.
Trauma Recovery Sparked By Words
Rekindle self-connection or ignite connection within for the first time.
The Awful Myth of Complicity in Trauma
Telling someone who has endured trauma to “take full responsibility” for bringing on the abuse is insensitive and wrong. But it happens to people who have endured sexual abuse, physical violence, and emotional torment. What you need to know.
Reteaching the body to recognize and handle triggers from a traumatic event
Present day experiences which act as triggers can re-traumatize people.
Narcissism and Scapegoating
Ludo’s “Love Me Dead” mirrors narcissism to perfection
The lyrics are brilliant, capturing in creatively distilled words the agony and fleeting ecstasy of the illusion the narcissist projects–and how we fall for it, and get kicked by it.