Facing Inner battles of trauma in a new light so we can be free of them. Internalized abuse.
The face of me in a CPTSD flare up. Bulging eyes, tense face, exhausted. I’m stuck in terror. I'm slowly learning how to ride these flashbacks.
Lying in the lake as the forest fire smoke surrounds me. A moment of grief.
We are meant to feel the rush of survival after an attack and then resume to living but we freeze instead. Why?
My go-to when I'm in the grip of horror.
"I must escape myself." "It's the only way I'll be ok."
Trauma suppress life. Healing brings it back. And it's scary at first. But we can learn to ride the waves and find ourselves again. A blog by Laura Rose.
Do you ever have moments when you feel like your insides are on fire? Water is the opposite of fire. I find using water as a resource soothes my body, mind, and brings me back down to feeling contained and grounded.
Loving yourself just as you are and feeding yourself the nourishment you didn’t get when you were younger.