Trauma

Learn more about trauma and how you can start to heal from it.

3 ways you can tell that you’ve healed something

When you're on the healing journey, one thing that's really important to know is this: how do you know you've healed something? Why is it important to know whether you've healed? This is a crucial question to answer, for a few reasons. Let me share those with you. You...

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The Judgement Wound

Do you have the judgement wound? You feel eyes on you, even when there’s no one in the room. You don’t need other people to judge you, because you do it yourself just fine. So, you play the judge, victim, and court all by yourself. The voices in your head hold you...

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How to uncover your hidden wounds

Your hidden wounds are the emotional wounds that are contributing to you experiencing challenges with your mental health and emotional wellbeing. These wounds will most likely be unresolved traumas. You know you have them because you're suffering from the signs of...

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How the Ladder of Healing can help you

The Ladder of Healing is something that I've come up with that I now use a lot to help me guide my clients' healing journey. I want to share it with you because I think it can help you too. What is the Head Trash Ladder of Healing? So, what is the Head Trash Ladder of...

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Understanding Trauma, Alex Heath

In this podcast episode, I'm chatting with Alex Heath about trauma, and getting her perspective. I know Alex from my time working in the pregnancy and birth world, as Alex specialises in birth trauma and perinatal mental and emotional health. For me, birth trauma is...

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The Humiliation Wound

Do you suffer from the humiliation wound? Perhaps you keep choosing partners or friends that humiliate you. Or maybe you find that you keep doing things for others when they don't even appreciate it. Do you feel guilty for treating yourself? If any of these resonate,...

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The Injustice Wound

Are you a victim of the injustice wound? Bandaids, medical gauze, and paracetamol; there's no end to the treatments available for bloody bruises or painful burns. But what about those wounds that don’t bleed red? Despite being invisible, such wounds hurt the most. The...

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The Trust Wound

Were you often let down or betrayed by those closest to you, including parents, family, friends, or a significant other? Continuous let-downs are like raindrops batting against a wooden windowsill; they’re going to leave a deep mark over time. This “deep mark” is...

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The Scarcity Wound

Are you a victim of the scarcity wound? A scarcity wound is almost universally connected to poverty, and especially child poverty. In economic terms, scarcity is where there is a limited supply of something. In the context of psychology and mental health, scarcity can...

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The Betrayal Wound

Are you a victim of the betrayal wound? Were you let down by someone you thought highly of? If so, you may find it challenging to trust people now, and for good reason: once bitten, twice shy! Being betrayed by a loved one is bound to take its toll and leave you...

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