Where is Trauma Stored in the Body?

Remember high school? I know. It sucked for me too. Forget that part. What’s the most iconic image of high school… the one they show in all the movies?  The hallway scene, right? Remember that long hallway… littered with lockers and elbow to elbow...

Scared to See What Trauma Healing Looks Like?

Have you ever snapped a branch off a tree or a leaf off the stem of a flower? Chances are, if you were a kid at some point in your life, you did. You might not have paid attention to the aftermath, but it’s similar to what trauma healing looks like. The part of...

How Trauma Jacks Up Your Personality!!

Analyze this: There’s a boiling pot of water on the stove. You’re a toddler bouncing a ball in the kitchen. The ball goes where it shouldn’t and you end up with boiling water on you. Before that, you were an inquisitive, adventurous kid. After the...

Can Parents Cause Trauma? (The Dirty Secret)

You’re not silly for asking the question. The silly is on society for making us think our parents don’t cause trauma. The question is not, can parents cause trauma, but rather how do we deal with the trauma caused by our parents? What is trauma, though?...

How To Get Over Your Childhood (By Talking to Yourself)

Most of us in the developed world spend the first part of our lives doing pretty well. We get a couple of square meals a day. People generally like us. We get told what to do, but we handle the ride fairly well… UNTIL later in life you realize the things you...