Ultra-Independence is a Trauma response

We all look at independence as a strength. "Oh look at Sarah and how independent she is, she doesn’t need anyone to help her financially or emotionally. She has it all worked out for herself." On the outside yes, and a level of independence is important for all of us, but when it becomes part of your survival mechanism then we have a problem. Independence can start to instill in us that we do not need anyone else, that we can do everything ourselves and we can walk this world

Pandemic and Stress

We have all felt the impacts of the pandemic on ourselves and our loved ones and have shown incredible servitude and strength through this trying times. Stress plays a huge impact on us physically, effecting our cardiovascular system, Central nervous system, the correct functioning of our adrenal glands, and endocrine systems, our digestive system and causing muscular pains Mentally, stress results in depression, mood swings, insomnia and eating disorders. None of us could ha