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66450493762f2220671669 - Biography work: overcoming childhood trauma and growing

Biography work: overcoming childhood trauma and growing

Biography work: a way to overcome childhood trauma Biography work helps those affected to overcome childhood trauma and grow personally. Childhood significantly shapes our later development and our self-image. Traumatic experiences in this sensitive phase can leave profound traces that often manifest themselves into adulthood. That is where biography work comes in: By consciously examining […]

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Religion and childhood trauma 07 Healing and growth 1/2

Paths to Emotional Recovery and Self-Compassion 1. introduction: religious trauma and self-help In the “Religion and Childhood Trauma” series, we have previously explored how deeply religious beliefs and practices affect children’s early development and psychological well-being. So far, it has been about: Faith and fear Guilt and atonement Shame and the sacred Authority and autonomy

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Dependent personality disorder

Psychotherapy for dependent personality disorder Introduction People who have dependent personality disorder (DPD) struggle with a strong need for security in their relationships, which, on the other hand, they are never entirely sure of. This blog post is about how clarification-orientated psychotherapy helps to overcome dependent personality disorder and what practical strategies exist to strengthen

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Replacement child syndrome and toxic shame

Trauma therapy for replacement child syndrome: ways to heal toxic shame and strengthen self-esteem Introduction Did you know that trauma therapy for replacement child syndrome and toxic shame is a crucial step towards psychological healing? This blog post is about the importance and effectiveness of trauma therapy in overcoming deep-rooted toxic shame and the effects

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Overcoming self-loathing: Ways to more self-worth and inner peace

Self-Loathing: Understanding and Overcoming Inner Struggles Self-loathing, or self-hatred, is a pervasive and destructive emotion characterized by an intense dislike of oneself. It can manifest as a constant feeling of worthlessness, self-criticism, and an inability to accept oneself. This emotional state can lead to various mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, and a diminished sense

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Toxic Shame: Hidden Roots, Visible Impact

Psychological and social roots of shame Introduction Imagine your every action and thought being constantly judged by an unseen audience. Such constant judgement will lead to a deep-rooted sense of shame that questions your very self. That is toxic shame. Shame is a universal feeling that we all recognise. But when it turns into the

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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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Shame and guilt: definitions, similarities and differences

Shame and guilt Shame and guilt are two different reactions to misbehaviour or in relation to oneself. The similarities and differences between shame and guilt are described below. Definitions Shame “Shame” refers to the feeling of embarrassment or humiliation caused by a perceived failure, inadequacy or violation of social norms. It involves a negative evaluation

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