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Childhood

“There’s a phrase, “the elephant in the living room”, which purports to describe what it’s like to live with a drug addict, an alcoholic, an abuser. People outside such relationships will sometimes ask, “How could you let such a business go on for so many years? Didn’t you see the elephant in the living room?”…

Codependency Recovery

The codependency recovery basics included are: maintain healthy boundaries (compassionate detachment), learn to be assertive, process your core beliefs from childhood, understand the caretaking role is a control issue, do self care daily activities, (using relaxation techniques and mindfulness teaches being in the moment,) identify your triggers.    

PTSD

“I am continuously struck by how frequently the various thought processes of the inner critic trigger overwhelming emotional flashbacks. This is because the PTSD-derived inner critic weds shame and self-hate about imperfection to fear of abandonment, and mercilessly drive the psyche with the entwined serpents of perfectionism and endangerment. Recovering individuals must learn to recognize,…