After Trauma

After trauma the world is experienced with a different nervous system. The survivor's energy now becomes focused on suppressing inner chaos at the expense of spontaneous involvement in their life. These attempts to maintain control over unbearable physiological reactions can result in a whole range of physical symptoms, including auto-immune diseases. - Bessel A. Van … Continue reading After Trauma

Dating

I stopped dating men for the longest time because I feared them. Became one of them because of trauma. I can never blame myself for wanting to live. Thank you for being with me. Let us rebuild a healthy state of mind. Love, Francesca.

The Dark Side of Bipolar Disorder

I have been living with bipolar disorder for about 4 years now. It was initially misdiagnosed as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). Since Bipolar 2 disorder is characterised mainly by severe depressive episodes and hypomaina (which can be hard to detect and diagnose - since most, if not all people exhibit hypo-mania as extreme happiness). Whereas, … Continue reading The Dark Side of Bipolar Disorder