Tag Archives: ACEs

Welcome to the Crappy Childhood Fairy Channel!

Hi community, here’s a brand new intro video — My name is Anna (also known as the Crappy Childhood Fairy), and I help people recognize and heal the symptoms of Childhood PTSD. This short intro video tells you what my work is about. You can learn more on my blog: https://crappychildhoodfairy.com You may be interested… Read More »

CPTSD: How to Feel SAFE

When CPTSD is active and our brains/emotions are dysregulated, we can be easily triggered by things that upset us, including things people say or do (or don’t do), things that are shocking, or just everyday stressors. Getting triggered can cost us hours and days of disruption, so the search for a “safe space” can be… Read More »

Resentment: A Trigger for CPTSD and Dysregulation

What’s the difference between anger and resentment in Childhood PTSD? Is it really so wrong to be resentful? Isn’t there a risk of becoming a forgiving “doormat” if you lose the resentment you carry against those who wronged you? In this video I explain the everyday toxicity of resentful thoughts, and how to use my… Read More »

CPTSD and Intimacy: What Happens When We Rush In

One reason people with Childhood PTSD (or Complex PTSD) so often have a hard time in relationships is  “DWD” — Dating While Dysregulated. In this video I talk casual sex and how it can SEEM like it’s going to help us get re-regulated, but in the long term, it doesn’t always go that way. I’ll… Read More »

The Key to Recovery from Childhood PTSD: Learn to Re-Regulate Your Brain

The effects of childhood trauma used to be seen as mostly psychological, but now we know there’s more to the story. In this video I talk about the problem of brain disregulation, and why learning to get “re-regulated” can jumpstart your recovery from Childhood PTSD. Learn more at https://crappychildhoodfairy.com Source: Youtube

How to Parent Calmly and Effectively When You Have Childhood PTSD

When your kids act up, it can be hard to stay calm and in control, which creates stress and dysregulation for you and your kids. Here’s the method I used to take the chaos out of my parenting… it also helped me avoid dysregulation and provide loving, effective discipline for my boys. Read more about… Read More »

Online Course: Healing Childhood PTSD: How the Course Works (Excerpt)

Here’s a quick video with an overview of what you can expect in my video-based, online course, “Healing Childhood PTSD.” You can learn more and register for the course here: https://crappychildhoodfairy.lpages.co/fairy-course-from-youtube.  One extra reason to register now: Those who are paid registrants will get 50% my upcoming sequel course “Dating and Relationships for People with… Read More »

Mark Paul Bishop, M.D. – Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD – Cause & Cure.

Dr. Bishop teaches about the cause and cure of PTSD and adverse childhood experiences – ACES. Dr. Bishop explains the cure: Jesus offers the total ABSOLUTION for blame, guilt, and shame associated with PTSD and ACES. Jesus offers forgiveness to all of humanity! When we accept our rightful position in Christ our heart and brain… Read More »

Do You Have Childhood PTSD?

Neglect, abuse, poverty and exposure to alcoholism and addiction when you were a child can have lasting effects on your health, your cognitive ability, your relationships, and your career. The core problem is dysregulation of your brain and nervous system. The solution is to learn to become re-regulated faster, for more of the time, so… Read More »

Childhood PTSD and Loneliness — How to Begin Healing

Childhood PTSD is, in essence, an injury to our ability to connect with others. That’s why so many adults who were traumatized as kids struggle with relationships, feeling disconnected in relationships or avoiding any deep or lasting connections. In this video excerpted from my new online course, “Healing Childhood PTSD,” you can learn about how… Read More »

Moments of Connection: Cultural Identity, Complex Trauma & NARM

Mazen Atassi, a Naturopathic Physician, and Brad Kammer, a Psychotherapist – both NARM Practitioners – begin an important dialogue about the role of complex trauma in cultural identity. Mazen and Brad come from different cultural backgrounds that have long been in conflict with each other – Muslim and Jewish. They come together to learn from… Read More »