Some roles difficult childhood can make you pick up as your personality

some roles difficult childhood cause us to pick up

“The need to be seen, heard and acknowledged as valuable and feeling validated in words and actions towards a child by the caregivers in their lives is so paramount to the general wellbeing of the child that the lack of it can cause great damage that is sometimes too huge to repair easily in the future.”

Dealing with the negative inner dialogue

As we have conversations with others so do we have same with ourselves. We think aloud more than we would want to believe. Self-talk is the conversation we’re often having with ourselves. This could be the feelings and thoughts that turns to the words we speak to and about the self, also known as the […]

YOU ARE NOT ALL YOUR THOUGHTS

“Sometimes the worst place to be is in your own head.” – quote   Our thoughts are not always right. Neither do they always give a real picture of who we truly are. For years, I battled in my mind with thoughts that threatened my happiness. We have over 60,000+ thoughts in our head a […]

HOW TO STOP BEING ATTACHED AND EXPERIENCE HAPPINESS

“Attachment is the source of suffering.” -Buddha Attachment is an important aspect of a developing infant. Attachment theory have been helpful for creating the right emotional support for infants, especially orphaned and abandoned children. Through the knowledge of attachment theory, we can intervene in the child’s instabilities due to unfortunate neglect or abandonment, to raise […]

HOW TO GET HEALED AFTER A TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE

healing after a traumatic experience

In the past four weeks, I have been writing on trauma. Find previous post here. Today, I’ll be concluding this topic with the healing process. Dealing with traumatic experiences can be one of the most difficult things to talk about, as there are no one-style-fits-all approach to how we can actually handle some of our […]

HOW TRAUMA AFFECTS THE BRAIN

trauma

In my last post, I shared on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD. I tried as I could to explain what it was and reasons it happens. Please find it here. Today, I’d go further to explain the effect of traumatic stress on the brain that results in those severe symptoms in PTSD patients. When people […]

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, PTSD.

post traumatic stress disorder

Last week, we established the definition of trauma and shared what causes it, and symptoms around it. Please find it here Today, my emphasis would be on post-traumatic stress disorder. Basically, trauma is classified into three types to aid differentiation. A trauma could be short or a lasting event reoccurring over a long time, a […]

COULD YOU BE EXPERIENCING SOME TRAUMA?

Traumatic event

I shared in one of my Singles Becoming Podcast (anchor.fm/joyiseki), a story about a lady who shared with us in one of our open programs how she’d unconsciously be in relationships with men whom she never loved. She had done this act for years until her thirties, without knowing why. Every time it was time […]