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Feelings Are Powerful, Feel Them Anyway

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Fiona McColl

Re-Connect

Reconnecting is really very simple. We feel. Nothing fancy, or difficult. We just start inviting and feeling, allowing feelings and paying attention to them. You can practice anywhere, as much and as often as you like. 318 more words

Family Estrangement

The Many Faces of Estrangement Trauma

“I have been pushed and shoved and have fallen out and away, so very, very, many, many times! And others around me have not! But then, the others haven’t seen what I have seen or felt what I have felt or been who I have been, they can’t become what I have become. 780 more words

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Limitations

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As I think I say, As I say I do

I’d take these wise words a step further perhaps…

Healing, recovery, moving forward occurs when what we think, what we say and what we do… 343 more words

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Making Connections: Trauma and Estrangement

I’d like to continue to explore the connections between estrangement and trauma by using another commonly used definition of trauma: “trauma is created by exposure to a psychologically distressing event outside the range of usual human experience, one which would be markedly distressing to almost anyone, and which causes intense fear, terror, and helplessness.” 1,472 more words

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Estrangement as Trauma

Definition of trauma: The after-effects of an event or situation that the individual neither can handle nor escape. The experience surpasses the individuals integrative capacity, as the situation can’t be handled by the available resources of the individual. 529 more words

Fiona McColl