The holidays can easily trigger trauma

 

Halloween is over. We fell back an hour and the sun is setting sooner. The holidays are upon us.

For some, it’s a time of joy and excitement. But for many of you, the thought of re-enacting last year’s drama and grief is terrifying.

times or even just return us to who we used to be, dependent and helpless on our parental figures. But we can also decide to do something different. We can set boundaries, find new ways of celebrating and change the outcome for ourselves.

This week you’ll learn why honoring certain parents may be detrimental to your health, what you can do to have a happier marriage and better relationship with yourself. These are the gifts that can change your holiday season because it doesn’t depend on others to come through for you. It comes from change within yourself.

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The Most Unrealistic Expectation of Them All
(Weightless) – Why am I so tired? Why am I so slow? If you find your inner critic beating you up for not meeting your expectations, this will soothe your soul.

Honoring Narcissistic Parents?!?
(Narcissism Meets Normalcy) – It’s the myth that you need to honor and please your parents that gets you stuck.

Robodolls: Every Man’s Fantasy?
(Psychoanalysis Now) – Relationships with robots are becoming a reality, but what will the repercussions be on our culture and the world?

10 Things to Transform Your Marriage Today
(The Exhausted Woman) – There are things you can do to radically change your relationship. You can do these to start improving your marriage today.

Source: psychcenteral

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