Book Excerpt: Healing My Life from Incest to Joy

Healing My Life from Incest to Joy: A Survivor’s Guidebook Donna shares her pain and struggle dealing with incest while offering hope and healing to other survivors

Healing My Life from Incest to Joy is a memoir of the choices I made and experiences that helped me heal from childhood trauma. The book offers hope to survivors of child sexual abuse Breaking [Read More;]

Get Shorty – Post-Trauma Identity, Becoming A Bad-Ass

Get Shorty – Post-Trauma Identity, Becoming A Bad-Ass How to develop a robust post-trauma identity to avoid further abuse.

Childhood trauma robs us of the ability to flow into our adult personality. Those who have experienced trauma have an unstable, fragile, shaky and undefined identity. Survival for many of us meant numbing/dissociating or putting [Read More;]

Breaking Bad – Becoming The Black Sheep of The Family

Breaking Bad – Becoming The Black Sheep of The Family Don't wait till it too late, overcome your fear, don't worry about being the black sheep

I am rewatching  Breaking Bad, the riveting TV show that broke all stereotypes. The series tells the story of Walter White, a reticent high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer. Suddenly, [Read More;]

A Parent's Gift Of Positivity - Life Is Beautiful

A Parent’s Gift Of Positivity – Life Is Beautiful Shape your child's perception, no matter how bad things are, try to make life fun and adventure

Parents shape a child’s reality. Everything they say and do for the first seven years of their children’s lives is recorded and becomes their beliefs and behaviors. Moreover, it is not the environment that shapes [Read More;]

Movie Therapy - How Mirror Neurons Help Heal Trauma

Movie Therapy – How Mirror Neurons Help Heal Trauma Movies can be used as a tool to release our frozen emotions and heal

Movies can help us explore our psyches and heal our past traumas, Watching an emotional film triggers our mirror neurons and recreates within us the emotions felt by characters we watch. Most of us who [Read More;]

Winnie The Pooh – Into A Child’s Magical World

Winnie-the-Pooh – Into A Child’s Magical World Disney's film very beautifully shows how we can heal by regaining the magic of our childhood

After a long time, I really enjoyed watching a movie. Christopher Robin,  the live-action Disney movie about Winnie-the-Pooh, transported my son and me to the magical world of childhood fantasy.  Thankfully, the movie sticks to simplistic storytelling [Read More;]