Tag: trauma

THIS IS WHY YOUR SPIRIT IS ON LIFE SUPPORT

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I know why your spirit feels like it's on life support--why you're drained, exhausted, and frustrated.

You aren't putting YOU on your list of priorities.

It's not your fault though.

Women, especially, are bombarded with shaming messages about taking time for ourselves.

We're made to feel like we're being "selfish" for practicing acts of self-care.

You're not alone.

I may be a therapist, but it took me a LONG time to release the guilt I felt when I started making choices that allowed me to be the best version of ME.

It wasn't until I had my own point of mental, physical, and spiritual burnout that ...

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Posted in:

  • Boundaries
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Love
  • Women

Tags:

  • anxiety
  • boundaries
  • communication
  • montrose, houston
  • self-care
  • trauma

Dear Mama: Four Ways to Mother Yourself On Mother's Day

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Four Ways to Mother Yourself on Mother's Day

This Sunday, Mother’s Day, many will celebrate motherhood. 

Mothers will be asked to take a break and will be treated to extra attention.

They will be thanked for their endless devotion to their families and reminded that their efforts are not in vain.  

Thank you for being so selfless, Mamas.

But just like any other holiday, some people dread the pending day because their relationship with their mother or motherhood is a reminder of deep pain

Maybe you’re one of those people.

Mother’s Day may be a cruel reminder that the mother you once loved so profoundly is now gone.  All that is left are memories and steadfast grief.

Missing Her is as tough as ever.

Maybe Mother was never there; she exited a long time ...

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Posted in:

  • Childhood
  • Family of Origin
  • Motherhood
  • Parenting
  • Trauma

Tags:

  • abandonment
  • abuse
  • attachment
  • boundaries
  • depression
  • family of origin
  • grief
  • parenting
  • relationships
  • self-care
  • trauma

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