Age Regression

Age Regression and Emotional Identification (Self-Abandonment)

Age regression is something that has happened to everybody at some point in their lives, but what does it actually mean? Once I explain it, you should be able to identify numerous times throughout adulthood in which you experienced an age regression. Not only do we need to know what it means, but we also need to learn emotional identification …

Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults

Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adults (Unwanted Behaviors)

“It’s not like it’s a big deal. So, my mom worked a lot. It was the 80s.” My client shrugged and dropped her head. Her body language didn’t convey that her story was no big deal. It told me she carried a lot of shame and rejection about her mother’s lack of involvement in her upbringing. This is indicative of …

I am resilient

How to Feel Your Feelings (Don’t Say, “I am resilient”

“I am resilient” is a phrase I want to stop using for myself or others. Does that sound crazy? Isn’t that something we are supposed to want? Isn’t a good thing to be able to say, “I am resilient?” Maybe not, in my opinion. Recently, and I mean within the last few weeks, I have started questioning why we are …

Asking for Attention

Asking for Attention (Parents Determined Conditions of Worth)

Asking for attention is something that our entire world seems to be doing right now. We have a deep need to be seen and that need is not being met in a healthy way Before you start thinking this post isn’t for you because you aren’t asking for attention from anybody or you think that you don’t need or want …