Archive for May 2019
How Does Childhood Trauma Impact Our Current Selves?
Did you have a rough childhood? You’re not alone. About half of American children have experienced at least one type of serious childhood trauma, with a third of that group experiencing at least two traumatic events. Unfortunately, these early experiences don’t just disappear once the child grows into an adult. For many people, these haunting memories leave lasting and complicated consequences. They can stunt identity formation, attribute to mental illness, and hinder healthy relationships.Read More
The Exhausted Healer: Understanding The Effects of Compassion Fatigue
Compassion isn’t as bottomless as we may think. Like any state of mind, our empathy towards others can fluctuate. When we’re in a role that requires consistent and heightened compassion, we become susceptible to the emotional wounds of caring too much.Read More