How to Love Yourself – 5 Simple Ways to Be the Love You Need

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Everyone preaches self-love, but no-one seems to tell us how to practise it. In this article I want to talk about 5 simple, practical ways to do just that.

What Are Trauma Bonds? (& how to break them)

What Are Trauma Bonds? (& how to break them)

Those of us who had a traumatic childhood or who have been in abusive relationships in adulthood often experience trauma bonding- forming strong emotional attachments to abusive partners. These trauma bonds can be extraordinarily strong and pervasive, and hard for the neurotypical person to understand. “Why does she keep going back to him if he beats her?” they wonder. “Why does he take her back every time she cheats on him?”. Or “why are those two even together when they clearly hate each other?”.

Stars

Stars

You are made of those stars you crave.

And it’s so hard sometimes, and you can’t sleep for crying and the room closes in. You feel you have no control, but that’s the illusion. If only you’d remember, the whole world is yours. You create all that you see.

How to Heal Trauma – 10 Ways to Soothe your Soul (part two)

How to Heal Trauma – 10 Ways to Soothe your Soul (part two)

Here are five more ways that have helped me to heal trauma and find my way to inner peace.

Trip

trip

Grass between my toes, the sound of sitars.
I sway with the breeze.
I melt with the moment becoming,
becoming.

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