Steps To Healing From Childhood Trauma As An Adult

Research shows those who suffer childhood trauma CAN and DO recover. Making significant changes in life can be a very daunting prospect, but those who do it in order to aid their own recovery from childhood trauma very often find the hard work most rewarding. Some people find making the necessary changes difficult, whereas others find […]

‘Distress Intolerance’ : Do Your Feelings Sometimes Feel Unbearable?

The term DISTRESS INTOLERANCE refers to a frame of mind in which we consider the mental pain, anguish or discomfort we are experiencing to be UTTERLY INTOLERABLE AND UNBEARABLE so that we become frantic and desperate to avoid it/escape it. The emotions we feel unable to tolerate usually belong to three main categories; these are: […]

How To Get Unwanted Emotions Under Control And Keep A Cool Head

  ‘I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.’ Oscar Wilde EMOTIONAL DYSREGULATION We have seen that significant, protracted childhood trauma, particularly if it leads us to develop borderline personality disorder or complex post-traumatic stress disorder, can result in us […]