childhood trauma

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Religion and childhood trauma: faith and fear

Faith under the magnifying glass: religion as a cause of childhood trauma Introduction The relationship between religion, childhood trauma, fear and faith is very complex. Religion was originally intended to calm the fear of the unknowable and uncontrollable. This fear is one of the most primal and powerful human emotions. Fear of the unknown is […]

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Overcoming toxic shame: a guide to maintaining a positive self-image

Permanently free from toxic shame: pathways to sustaining a positive self-image Introduction Toxic shame has a profound effect on self-image. After successfully overcoming it, self-compassion and a focus on personal strengths and successes are important. Treat yourself kindly and warmly for self-compassion, respect yourself and encourage yourself. Gestures such as placing a hand gently on

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Overcoming toxic shame: a path to healthy identity and self-worth

Strategies for overcoming toxic shame Introduction to toxic shame Toxic shame is a profound emotional experience that harms self-image. It goes beyond simple shame and leads to long-term psychological problems. Foundations for a healthy identity and self-esteem Overcoming this involves developing a holistic view of oneself and a healthy sense of self-worth. Several prerequisites are

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Shame: A journey through history, light and shadow

Scham – eine Einführung Einleitung Scham ist ein Gefühl, das so alt ist wie die Menschheit selbst und dessen Verständnis sich im Laufe der Zeit erheblich gewandelt hat. Von den antiken Gesellschaften, die Scham eng mit Ehre verknüpften, bis hin zur modernen Psychologie, die sie als selbstbezogene Emotion untersucht, bietet dieser Begriff einen faszinierenden Einblick

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Maladaptive Daydreaming: Understanding, Treating and Overcoming – A Comprehensive Guide

All about maladaptive daydreaming (MD): causes, therapies and self-help strategies Maladaptive daydreaming (MD) is an intense form of immersion in dream content accompanied by an exuberant imagination and the tendency to regularly escape from the present into inner images and imaginary worlds over long periods. This tendency is the fundamental characteristic of maladaptive daydreaming. It

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Childhood trauma: replacement child syndrome — correcting an error

Replacement child syndrome: New perspectives on coping with trauma and emotional development in families The concepts of the “replacement child syndrome” are often based on Kristina E. Schellinki’s ideas, which are, however, characterized by her theoretical orientation towards the psychoanalysis of C. G. Jung. According to this theory, “replacement children” suffer from an identity disorder

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Childhood trauma: allowing closeness – a holistic approach

Alain de Botton on closeness – a guide to overcoming toxic feelings of shame and guilt I. Introduction    – Alain de Botton on proximity When toxic feelings of shame and guilt make trust and closeness impossible, Alain de Botton, a renowned philosopher and author, offers profound insights into closeness. That topic occupies a central

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Childhood trauma: connecting with your inner child

Embracing healing: strategies and practices for reconnecting with the inner child Introduction The concept of the “inner child.” The “inner child” concept refers to a part of your personality deeply rooted in childhood experiences and influences. It contains the sum of early childhood impressions, including positive and negative experiences. The inner child is the part

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Unveiling the Potential of The Five Tibetans in Healing Childhood Trauma

Embrace the Restorative Power of Simple Exercises for Profound Wellness and Trauma Recovery I. Introduction Defining Childhood Trauma and Its Various Forms Childhood trauma refers to childhood experiences that are emotionally painful or stressful and lead to lasting psychological and physical effects. Exploring Causes of Childhood Trauma Trauma in children stems from various sources, scaffolded

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Breaking the vicious circle: toxic relationship and childhood trauma

The trauma bond: When childhood trauma affects couple relationships Introduction Childhood trauma is a common problem affecting millions of people worldwide. Childhood trauma can take many forms, including physical, verbal or emotional abuse, abuse or neglect, or other maltreatment. Unfortunately, the effects of childhood trauma often last into adulthood, especially in the form of toxic

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