Mental health diary, Uncategorized

End of an era

This last year has been a whirlwind. Both me and Josh had a struggle with our mental health & everything just kind of snowballed. I have been referring to THAT 6 months as the dark phase in our lives, but thankfully it started turning back around again at the start of this year - and… Continue reading End of an era

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Mental health diary

Childhood trauma

http://www.ted.com/talks/nadine_burke_harris_how_childhood_trauma_affects_health_across_a_lifetime?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tedspread A couple of nights ago I watched this talk, and it really hit home with me. I grew up around abuse and neglect, with a parent who struggled with mental illness and with both parents who were alcoholics. My childhood and adolescence years were riddled with severe trauma and it certainly changed who I am. Because of… Continue reading Childhood trauma