TRIGGER WARNING: Post contains mention of physical and psychological abuse in childhood, and mentions of self harm.
Last year my therapist told me that your trauma can hide itself within you until you are at a point in your life where you are stable enough to confront it. But I still don’t feel ready. Continue reading “Living With Complex Trauma”
When I drop into a pit of depression all things self care fall to the back of my mind and I end up neglecting myself. Sometimes I can end up going weeks without showering because I feel too exhausted to do so. I often over-indulge on sugary and high fat foods because I’m trying to fill the hole that depression leaves behind. Even when I appear to be okay, I am in fact struggling to accomplish even the most basic day to day activities such as brushing my teeth or keeping up with my housework. Continue reading “Self Care”