Weekend Reading | Apr. 4

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Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads. Happy Weekend!

How We Remember

I’ve witnessed this many times, firsthand. As I help clients process difficult memories, I see distinctive changes in their recollection of those memories over the course of counseling. Key lesson: Our remembrance of events is dynamic, not static.

Vestibular Input: Sensory Processing Explained

Vestibular just sounds weird. Its scary and intimidating. In fact, when I found out that this was the next post in our series about Sensory Processing, I was scared myself. I wasn’t sure how I was going to present this information to you, so that it could be less scary.

Trauma Mama Daily Affirmation Day 15

Kids from hard places desperately fear having someone be in charge of them. They lived that before, and that person betrayed their trust, whether through abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

One way this comes out is through brain drain. Brain drain is a particularly frustrating form of mental gymnastics designed for the child to come out on top. They will grab whatever loophole in what you are saying they can seize upon as an “Aha! You’re wrong!” moment.

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