Mental Health

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When trauma is “the norm”: About CPTSD

When trauma is “the norm”: About CPTSD

Children who experience repeated insults, shame, or humiliation start to believe what they are told about themselves. More so, the mind and body start to try and cope with the trauma by disconnecting from the experience and body, which can lead to chronic psychological, physiological, and emotional issues and difficulties. These difficulties can impair a person’s overall functioning in childhood and adulthood.

How Often do you Care for Yourself?

How Often do you Care for Yourself?

So, what does actual self-care look like?

From a therapeutic stand point, it means taking care of yourself in multiple ways. It can look like eating well, engaging in mindfulness, exercising, or engaging in spiritual practices like mindfulness or expression through religion. In addition to taking care of your physical and emotional health, it is important to attend to the mental aspect of self-care.

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