Feeling fake and dehumanized is one of the core symptoms of Complex PTSD.Tanja Windegger Trauma stays with a person for a very long time. Abuse preoccupies the survivor's thoughts throughout their life. Sometimes, this trauma resurfaces in different forms. Mine resurfaced when I started self harming and when I was diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel [...]
A paralyzing chill ran down my spine as I stood at that bus station. I was a mess. My heart was knocking on my chest as an irritated toddler would at his mother's leg when he demands to be given flight privileges. "Would you like to know the time, son?", A distant voice said, snapping [...]
People cannot hide who they are forever.
This was my moment to look for the kind of healing and peace that can only come from solitude. - Elizabeth Gilbert Conversation Between Fear And Courage: By : Francesca Seopa Fear: I am a dire wolf, prey-stalking, lethal prowler. Courage: I am a hunter, horse - mounted, wolf - stabbing. Fear: [...]
Without time, the flower could not bloom. - Thich Nhat Hanh Dear Self, I have travelled such a long journey to try to find who I am, to find who I was outside of my need to seek myself in other people and in things. I have felt so empty for such [...]
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust What does one do when their depression flares and it starts affecting certain aspects of their lives? What can one do when one is unproductive as a result of their depression or anxiety? Living [...]
You have to learn to water your spiritual garden. Then you will be free. - Janet Jackson