Category Archives: Anger

Echoes of the past

During the week between the 15th and the 21st of December, I was struggling a great deal with what I believe were somatic memories of what happened last year as well as partial dissociation.  The following is something I wrote … Continue reading

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Dream sequence – part I: recurring childhood nightmares

My husband and I watched Beyond the Sea – the biographical film from Kevin Spacey based on the life of singer/actor Bobby Darin.  And it was a really great movie/musical. According to wikipedia, “rather than providing a straightforward biography, the … Continue reading

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The Untethered Soul – part I

I’m reading a book called The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer. With Eastern spirituality at its core, he tells us we all have parts that are often in conflict with each other and we are torn … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Being Genuine, Compassion, Complex-PTSD, consciousness, depression, Disconnection, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Self-Regulation, Hermann Hesse, Highly Sensitive Person, Michael Singer, Moods, The Untethered Soul | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Pretty hate machine

A song came to mind yesterday when I was thinking about a fellow bloggers post: Human Potential, Human Cruelty (Or: How Meditation and Behavioral Therapy Kept Me From A Killing Spree) He wrote: “As a punk kid coming up with seemingly … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Broke Down Spirit, Buddhism, Complex-PTSD, Connection, depression, Disconnection, Grief and Loss, Highly Sensitive Person, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Shame, Tara Brach | Tagged | 2 Comments

C-PTSD or Borderline Personality Disorder or a little bit of both?

To date, this post has been viewed over 11oo times (and counting) since I first published it.  Let me just say, I’m glad you found your way to this post.  I know you, or someone you love is struggling with … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Complex-PTSD, depression, Disconnection, Emotional Intelligence, Emotionally Absent Mother, Father Loss, Hope, Lost in the Mirror, Mindfulness, Motherhood, Narcissistic Mothers, Narcissistic Parents, Self-harm, suicidal pain, Trapped in the Mirror, Trauma | 9 Comments