Tag Archives: dysregulation

Upcoming Free Webinars: Learn the Daily Practice

Sorry, no webinars are scheduled at the moment, but you can learn my Daily Practice in this free online course: https://crappychildhoodfairy.lpages.co/daily-practice-course 25 years ago, my life changed dramatically because I learned techniques that help heal brain dysregulation from Childhood PTSD. Periodically I offer free webinars so I can show you how to try it too!… Read More »

5 STEPS to Working Thru (C)PTSD Triggers: Step 1

Welcome! This is the second video in my series on how to work through a PTSD trigger. Please watch the Introduction if you haven’t already so that you can work these steps successfully. These tools I am sharing can help anyone struggling with PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, and any form of dysregulation. Thank you… Read More »

How to FEEL HAPPIER When CPTSD Symptoms Are Holding You Down

Even though the abuse and neglect we endured in childhood is long over, the lingering effects can leave us depressed, anxious, negative and disempowered — sometimes there’s not even a reason! For many of us, talking to someone about it doesn’t help (even if you have someone who listens). But there are simple things you… Read More »

Healing Childhood PTSD: Here's What People Are Saying About My Online Course

The warm feedback I’ve received from hundreds of course participants has made these last ten months the most rewarding in my career. “Healing Childhood PTSD” contains lessons I’ve been teaching people informally for more 20 years. I knew the techniques work, but my challenge was – how to share it with the world? It took… Read More »

Learn and Try My "Daily Practice" to Help Heal CPTSD & Childhood PTSD

Hi friends! I’ve scheduled FIVE free Zoom webinars in the next four weeks, open to you and others interested in learning and trying my “Daily Practice.” Get more info and register here: https://crappychildhoodfairy.lpages.co/upcoming-webinars-may-2019 These are the techniques I’ve used for more than 25 years to re-regulate my brain and emotions, supporting the healing of Childhood… Read More »

How to Get Your Hope Back After The Hardships of Childhood PTSD

Do you ever get STUCK in thoughts of the trauma you endured in your childhood — and of all the hardships that hindered you as a result? It’s almost like being hypnotized… the dark thoughts cast a spell that makes it almost impossible to imagine feeling better. But there is a way to break the… Read More »

How to Date Like You Had a NORMAL Childhood

Childhood PTSD can make it almost impossible to form (and keep) healthy romantic relationships. More than most people, we tend to rush in, get overly intense emotionally, and then stay in bad situations because we’re afraid to be alone. People who had trauma in childhood CAN have good relationships, but sometimes we need a new… Read More »

Brain Dysregulation: How to Know If It's Happening (and What to Do About It)

Adults who experienced early trauma are prone to dysregulation of the brain and nervous system, especially in response to stress. Dysregulation, in turn, can trigger (or exacerbate) depression, anxiety, illness, addiction and emotional outbursts. So clearly, learning to re-regulate is the first step in healing the effects of Childhood PTSD. If you think you may… Read More »

CPTSD: Four Discoveries That Are Revolutionizing Treatment

Now that we know adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can cause neurological changes, the old, mostly psychological approaches to treating CPTSD are making way for newer, brain-based treatments that hold promise for millions of survivors. In this video I talk about four discoveries that transformed our old understanding of the problem. I describe more effective strategies… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »