Tag Archives: neglect

C-PTSD: Neglect

If you would like to take advantage of the TalktoDavid service, please visit https://www.daviddemars.com/ Most of us believe abuse is physical or sexual but the damage caused from neglect can be severe. This is something most of us can’t remember or believe it’s normal. The dealings associated with neglect from our care takers returns when… Read More »

CPTSD and CLINGING: Try Letting Things COME TO YOU

Childhood PTSD has often left us unconsciously anxious, and one sign is that we tend to grasp at things we do want, and cling despite the fact that these people, situations or places make us unhappy. In this video I talk about testing reality by letting go and allowing things to come to you. You… Read More »

The Daily Practice for Healing Dysregulation from Childhood PTSD

The Daily Practice is a pair of techniques, practiced together 2x a day, that helped me quickly recover from the debilitating effects of chronic emotional/brain dysregulation. In this video I tell the history of how I developed it and how to use it. Below is a link to a free download and videos so 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 »

Ask the Fairy: New Call-In Format For You to Get Answers on Childhood PTSD

Do you wish you had a few minutes with me to ask questions, get help with challenges, or get some common sense advice on navigating life with Childhood PTSD? Now you can get free coaching on a my call-in format show, “Ask the Fairy.” We’ll talk about things like brain/emotional dysregulation and re-regulation, relationships, family… Read More »

When you got complex PTSD Mother's day can be triggering and confusing

Mother’s Day can be a very triggering and painful day for people who’ve been abused by their mothers. Here’s a suggestion on how to get through this day on a more positive note than last year 🙂 Watch free training webinar on brain function and cPTSD symptoms here now https://www.tanjawindegger.com/live-webinar-cptsd-brain Link to FB group (live… 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 »

Has CPTSD Made You TOO Good at Fitting Yourself to Crap?

One of the harmful effects of growing up with abuse and neglect, is that we get ALL too good at fitting ourselves to unacceptable people and situations. Long after normal people would have left the scene, our minds tell us it’s our fault, it’s a unique situation, we should stay and make it work. In… Read More »

Childhood PTSD and The GUILTY Feeling: When Is It Real?

Abuse and neglect in childhood can leave a lifelong residue of guilt for things that were never our fault. This same fuzzy thinking can ALSO make us numb to the awareness that we HAVE actually hurt someone. This can make it painful to decide whether to stay connected — or cut off contact — with… Read More »

To Heal from Childhood Abuse & Neglect, Talk LESS, Write MORE

For a lot of people with Childhood PTSD, TALKING about traumatic memories can make symptoms worse — worse than if we were to do nothing at all. Yet talking about the past is the default mode of therapy for virtually everyone who is depressed, anxious or troubled about the past. It’s true that talking can… Read More »