Tag Archives: complex post-traumatic stress disorder

Positive Affirmations & CPTSD (Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Positive affirmations can be a challenging practice for people who suffer from symptoms of CPTSD (Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). In this video, I describe why this challenge exists and offer some practical tips and strategies on how to effectively utilize positive affirmations in your healing journey. Additionally, below are some positive affirmations for healing,… Read More »

What is CPTSD or CPTS-R? Simplifying the Post Traumatic Stress Labels

If you would like additional support in the form of a personal inner strengthening “workout”, I created 12 Practices just for you: an e-book with a journal and supplementary videos. You got this! https://joybasedliving.com/ebook/ And… I just created this bite-size audio and visual program called Bring It On: Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self Connection!… Read More »

You're So Vain, cover

Truth sets you free (MY BOOK “Where the Sidewalk Stops – Nurturing My Inner Child”) https://www.amazon.com/Where-Sidewalk-Stops-Nurturing-Inner/dp/1718164157/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid&sr=no&fbclid=IwAR2ibVO_IKwPmyMQaFeA7UnF9cPogyTUQRmW7rZRrrtHJcFns-GQmAimhLs Source: Youtube

NARM and Agency

The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) is an approach for resolving childhood trauma. Children who have experienced early trauma – adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) – were placed in positions where they were helpless and at the mercy of others/their environment for them to be OK. As adults, we are designed to develop increased capacities to be… Read More »

What is CPTSD & Can I Recover From it? – Voice Over (English)

This is a previously published video of mine that was text only with music. I decided it might be beneficial to some to make a voiced over version. In this video I define CPTSD, and provide an explanation of how it is possible to recover from CPTSD if you put in the work to retrain… Read More »

What are the first steps to healing from C-PTSD?

In this video, I discuss the first stage in healing trauma. That is establishing physical and emotional safety. I talk about how childhood trauma can lead to many adverse behaviors. How those behaviors can be addressed. I talk about the need to find a positive therapist. About finding a safe place to begin doing the… Read More »

Sleep disturbance, insomnia and complex PTSD

Are you struggling to fall asleep, insomnia or keep waking up? Are there thoughts you ruminate on that prevent you from falling asleep or are you fearful of being woken up by yet another nightmare or night terror? Here’s some tips that helped me sleep better despite my cptsd brain… Link to FB group (live… Read More »