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Toxic shame: understanding and overcoming its effects

The profound impact of toxic shame Introduction: The nature of toxic shame Toxic shame is an intense feeling of inferiority and of not being enough. It is a paralysing and pervasive form of shame that is deeply ingrained in the self-image of those affected. It is characterised by feelings of worthlessness, inadequacy and self-loathing. Unlike […]

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Childhood trauma: the Importance of Self-Care in cPTSD

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop in individuals who have experienced prolonged trauma or abuse, such as childhood neglect or domestic violence. cPTSD can significantly impact an individual’s mental, physical, and emotional well-being, making it challenging to engage in healthy self-care practices. However, self-care is essential to cPTSD

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Mastering Grounding Techniques for cPTSD & Childhood Trauma Recovery

Effective grounding exercises to overcome cPTSD and heal from childhood trauma Grounding techniques are powerful for managing stress, anxiety, and overwhelming emotions. These techniques are designed to help you reconnect with your body, mind, and feelings and return to a calm, centred state. Whether you’re dealing with daily stressors or more significant emotional challenges, grounding

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