Tag Archives: Coping skills

#TBT: 7 Things You Can Do Right Now To Start Feeling Better

It’s Thursday, and that means time to revisit a post from the past. For this Throwback Thursday (#TBT) I decided to share with you some coping skills for immediate distress relief. You can read the original, from May 5, 2009, … Continue reading

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Self-Injury and Trauma

Understanding the role of self-injury in the context of trauma. Continue reading

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Mindful Holidays

Easy ways to apply mindfulness to coping with the holidays (or any time). Continue reading

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Does Self-Care Mean Others Don’t?

Does a therapist encouraging you to develop self-care skills mean they are not willing to care about you? Some reasons why trauma survivors may react negatively to this sort of intervention. Continue reading

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Trauma Survivors and Halloween

Trauma survivors may find Halloween to be triggering for a variety of reasons. Continue reading

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