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Meditations for Healing Trauma

Meditations for Healing Trauma

A recent post on Trans Survivors, “Mindfulness Meditation for Trans Trauma Survivors” (https://trans-survivors.com/2020/02/28/mindfulness-meditation-for-trans-trauma-survivors/), gives specific and detailed advice for trauma survivors on how to meditate safely. Would...
Choosing an Imperfect Therapist

Choosing an Imperfect Therapist

Therapists don’t know everything. Sometimes they are generalists, and sometimes they have focused their training on very particular techniques, illnesses, and challenges their clients might face: depression, anxiety, trauma, personality disorders, CBT, DBT, or EMDR....
Healing as an Intentional Act

Healing as an Intentional Act

Many wounds heal by themselves, with little intervention: a scraped knee, a papercut, a strained muscle. Some emotional wounds (a slight by a stranger, a break with the past) are like this too—healed, as the adage goes, by time. But other forms of emotional harm are...
Upgrading Your Mental Health During A Pandemic — 7 Tips

Upgrading Your Mental Health During A Pandemic — 7 Tips

Way back when I was in school, I learned that once people become adults, it’s all downhill brain-wise. Thank goodness, we have learned better!  Brains change throughout life, and we have learned a lot about how to make changes we want to make. This time of social...