Category: TRAUMA

Trauma articles and blog posts on Mind Body Thoughts

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The Pity Mistake In 5 Forms

The Pity Mistake In 5 Forms

So many times I hear the phrase "I pity you", in one form or another, for the trauma and abuse I suffered. It really is demeaning, if you ask me [...]
My Dental Anxiety Challenge Of 2020

My Dental Anxiety Challenge Of 2020

Who knew that in addition to the pandemic taking place, 2020 would be the year I'd be facing a dental anxiety challenge? I'm writing this ahead [...]
9 Agonizing Reasons I Hated PE Class

9 Agonizing Reasons I Hated PE Class

In school, physical education class (PE Class) was not my friend. In fact, I hated PE class. Some may love it, but don't count me as one of [...]
Normal Or Abnormal –  Sexual Abuse Is Devastating

Normal Or Abnormal – Sexual Abuse Is Devastating

Where do I start trying to describe the sexual abuse and inappropriateness that I experienced? It was pervasive in my house, from downright [...]
Normal Or Abnormal – Explosive Rage And Domestic Violence

Normal Or Abnormal – Explosive Rage And Domestic Violence

Explosive rage was an everyday occurrence from my dad. Domestic abuse was sprinkled in at random times. You could call it a war zone, but it [...]
Normal Or Abnormal – Agonizing Pet Abuse

Normal Or Abnormal – Agonizing Pet Abuse

Unfortunately, pet abuse was all too normal in my house. Growing up, my pets were very important to me but were not treated well around my famil [...]
Paralyzed In A Trauma Therapy Session

Paralyzed In A Trauma Therapy Session

If you have read my book, Overcoming A Mysterious Condition, you will know that I was paralyzed from conversion disorder. However, the first time I [...]
My Painful Cellular Memory

My Painful Cellular Memory

If you don't think our cellular memories are strong, let me share a story from yesterday. I was going through my old journal in preparation fo [...]
Triggered By Ants

Triggered By Ants

How on earth can anyone be triggered by ants? I'm not talking so much about ants outdoors, but the ones you find indoors. Yes, I realize they h [...]
Body Activation Release

Body Activation Release

One of the most misunderstood concepts in the mind body connection is body activation release. Everyone seems to think they understand this but [...]
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