Accepting Your Trauma Brain

I haven’t been writing for quite some time. It’s the perfectionist in me that declines the effort to try. I tell myself that I can’t write effectively if I’m low, preoccupied, stressed. I can’t write with trauma brain. It’s true. I don’t produce my best work when I’m in the midst of a crapstorm. I … Continue reading “Accepting Your Trauma Brain”

Ten Unhelpful Beliefs That Prevent Self-Compassion

How you speak to yourself changes everything. I sometimes imagine a scenario in which all of our private self-talk is hooked up to a loudspeaker for the rest of the world to hear. What would it sound like? For many of us, it might sound something like this: “What and idiot – why did you … Continue reading “Ten Unhelpful Beliefs That Prevent Self-Compassion”