What Is Trauma

Trauma : A powerful emotional response to a distressing event, such as war, an accident, the unexpected loss of a loved one, or abuse. Trauma can continue to cause both emotional and physical symptoms for many years after the event has concluded. Trauma Risk Factors – The traumatic experience was unexpected – The victim has…

Understanding Anger Part 3

Most of us struggle with anger. When we are angry, we often cause hurt, tension and conflict. We end up regretting what we said or did, and the people we hurt the most are our near and dear ones. In such cases our anger is unregulated and reactive. This happens because we don’t understand the…

Understanding Anger Part 2

Most of us struggle with anger. When we are angry, we often cause hurt, tension and conflict. We end up regretting what we said or did, and the people we hurt the most are our near and dear ones. In such cases our anger is unregulated and reactive. This happens because we don’t understand the…

Understanding Anger Part 1

Most of us struggle with anger. When we are angry, we often cause hurt, tension and conflict.We end up regretting what we said or did, and the people we hurt the most are our near anddear ones. In such cases our anger is unregulated and reactive. This happens because we don’t understand the true nature…

Common Defence Mechanism

Hiding behind your defenses feels safe in the moment, but it only keeps you stuck and unable to grow. Defense mechanisms create a false sense of comfort instead of breeding authentic self-confidence. What is a defense mechanism, and how can you learn a healthy alternative? Studying this list of defense mechanisms can help you identify the ones you might be using and provide the clarity…

How To Protect Your Mental Health In 2021

Welcome fellow souls to « The Human Family Crash Course Series, » a new project collaborated together by empress2inspire.blog and diosraw.com. Together we will be working on a different topic for each crash course; our second topic is focused on «How To Thrive In 2021.» Each topic will have eight posts with posts on Mondays…

Self Awareness Exercises

Self awareness exercises are the most effective method for learning about yourself, your needs and your potential than anything else you can do to learn about yourself. It’s about observing your thoughts, habits, and actions as if you were watching yourself and understanding the consequences to those behaviors and how them align with who you…

Self Validation

Taking yourself seriously, allowing yourself to feel what you feel (primary emotions), think what you think, want what you want, with acceptance and without judgements, second guessing, self loathing, or self contempt. How can I validate myself? Here’s how Using Mindfulness Be mindful of your thoughts and feelings : observe, describe, participate, non-judgemental; just notice…

Strength Building Self Statements

One you’ve identified your own common myths, these statements can help you fight them. It might be helpful to put them own note cards and carry them with you to use when you find that a myth has arisen and is charging up emotion mind. What’s the worst that can happen? And based on your…

Humans Unique Responses

The world is full of communication. From sparrows chirping and talk radio in the morning to owls hooting and The Tonight Show at night, people and animals are constantly exchanging information through a wide variety of channels. However, there are some key differences between how humans and animals communicate. Specifically, human language is unique on the planet…