Spiritual Healing: Body Memory

Image by Activeda (TW: trauma, abuse) I had to watch a sexual abuse prevention training for work this week. The videos detailed how victims are selected and groomed by their abusers. Most abuse happens with trusted people that their families already know. I knew...

Am I Safe?

Beautiful questions lead to beautiful answers. (Image by Руслан Сикунов from Pixabay) From a young age, I have felt unsafe. My body remembers what trauma felt like, so it is difficult for me to relax and let down my guard. At the worst of my PTSD, before I was...

Mold Detox: How I’m Healing Without Having to Leave

   Pins & Needles The pain was erratic. Hands, torso, feet, the tiny needles stabbed my nerves at random for a couple seconds, then disappeared. Then there was the bloody discharge in my ears, nose and chest. It would appear for a few days or weeks, then vanish....

How to Help Seasonal Depression: 9 Tips and Tools

The earth lies dormant in Winter, and I want to hibernate too. With my bipolar disorder, feeling depressed after New Year’s can drag all the way through March. I’ve learned to expect the post-holiday struggle, and push roots deeper to thrive in the chill. If you have...