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(Childhood) Trauma and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is not merely a symptom. The many years of working within the mental health and mind-body sector has revealed to me that people who struggled with chronic pain…
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Diminish Anxiety Through Acceptance

Our anxieties are almost always due to thoughts about how something in our lives shouldn’t be the way it is. Either you should’t be the way you are, your partner…
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The Connection between TMS and Trauma

How does a mind body disorder (MBD) and chronic pain (TMS) relate to trauma? According to Dr. Gabor Mate, who is a world leading expert on trauma recovery, all of…
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Learning To Trust Life

It’s not easy to trust life, people and even ourselves. I spent years being too stubborn for my own good that in the end I had to be forced to…
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The Stress Response

Whenever we feel even the slightest bit threatened, our body enters activation mode, which is the home of our stress response; the fight-or-flight response, activated by the sympathetic system. When…
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Dealing with anger

As a TMS Counsellor, the majority of my clients struggle with chronic pain, anxiety, depression and suppressed rage. I have significant experience with these challenges even on a personal level.…
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Inner Child & TMS Symptoms

The Inner Child is a figurative and metaphorical concept that stems from Freud’s psychological theories. It is a reflection of the child you once were. We all have a history…
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The Effects of Childhood Trauma

While trauma is a normal reaction to a horrible event, the effects can be so severe that they interfere with an individual’s ability to live a normal life, years after…
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Chronic Pain & TMS

Chronic Pain & TMS The majority of my clients experience chronic pain (including symptoms such as migraines, muscle stiffness, cramps, fatigue, IBS stomach issues, allergies and TMJ). They have all…
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Cultivating Self-Compassion

Cultivating Self-Compassion Jack Cornfield, who is a well-known author and motivational coach, once wrote: “If compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” I couldn’t agree more with this sentence.…
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Managing Your Triggers

Managing Your Triggers Whenever your brain is reminded of a painful experience or a strong desire that feels out of reach, you will experience a trigger. The whole incident is…
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How to be solution focused

How to be solution focused We all have the freedom of choice to either focus on our problems or the solution to our problems. The challenge is that most people…