Tag Archives: triggers

Trauma

Think about it this way: We all carry an invisible backpack filled with trauma. The size of our backpacks differs from person to person. When trauma is retriggered, our backpack grows heavier and arouses the preexisting trauma. However, by recognizing … Continue reading

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Responsible

It’s about knowing when you have to be responsible for your own happiness. And you have to know what triggers set your partner off. If you know, for example your husband doesn’t like you to leave the house without saying … Continue reading

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About Dad’s Journals …

When my mother died, she divided her estate equally between my brother and me. She specifically assigned valuable items but didn’t mention my father’s journals. (He died 25 years ago.) I took them with me before I sold my share … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Therapeutic Guidance

I feel like I botched it with one of my clients under the rules of this study. I don’t recall verbally informing a parent of the attendance policy. I know  this is not a formal rule, and she got the … Continue reading

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M.E.A.N.

This “portable” mindfulness practice can support you as difficult moments arise at any point in your day. The acronym of MEAN can take as little as a few seconds to a few minutes to complete. Try it out and see … Continue reading

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