Can trauma bring out the best in you?

Can trauma bring out the best in you?

Firstly, you can't predict a trauma or how you react to it. So being resilient is one of life's teachings that can help you through most traumatic and challenging times. In my next event I'll discuss ways to build resilience and why it is so important and useful in almost all parts of our lives - both personal and professional.

Another old saying that relates to trauma is "it'll either make you or break you". Throughout my journey I have definitely "broken" more than once. I'm not ashamed to admit that I became the victim and blamed the world for what was happening to me. I had no idea why this happened to me and found myself questioning if my life was worth living at times. This is fairly common for survivors of trauma and is a heavy load to carry. But once I realised there was only one way out of this funk, there was no stopping me. 

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Why am I...

Why am I...

In my opinion superficial lust is a growing narcissistic trait that is spiralling out of control - especially in our kids. But how do we shelter them from that? The fact is that we can't.

But what we can do is raise powerful individuals. I've learned so much from my parents who had me at a young age. I learned that everyone has a path and we really need to allow them to find that path on their own, and the only way to foster that environment is love - unconditional and forever flowing love.

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Just one of them days

Just one of them days

When I was diagnosed with Depression and Generalised Anxiety Disorder I thought I was a fruit loop and didn't really understand what it meant. One of the areas I struggle with the most is self-care. In my opinion I am worthless and unaccomplished. This trait is common with the perfectionistic and those with unrelenting standards - which I'm learning can kill your soul from the inside out.

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A day in the life of the time-sensitive

A day in the life of the time-sensitive

I'm writing this during a long weekend. While writing shouldn't be considered "work", I sometimes feel that I always need to be working towards something. Yet even during a 4 day weekend, I cannot sit still and relax. It's such a problem that I require professional help to assist me with relaxing, slowing down and listening to my body.

Is that you too? Do you not know how to relax? 

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