Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


Fatigue. Need to withdraw. It’s okay, Jesus modelled this type of self care.

I had been hopeful I was past feeling like this. Clearly not. I still get fatigued by the issues of others and it drains me emotionally, physically, mentally. I’m overwhelmed. And I am exhausted. Again.

So, I will do what is needed. Withdraw. Stay away from what fatigues me, as much as is possible. Keep focussing on the only person I can trust. The only person to be relied upon. The only person who can sustain me. Jesus.

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Current reading ‘The Empathy Exams: Essays’ – Leslie Jamison

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17934655-the-empathy-exams?from_search=true&search_version=service

From personal loss to phantom diseases, The Empathy Exams is a bold and brilliant collection; winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize.

This book is recommended, as an intelligent read about empathy. It has mixed reviews, so it will be interesting to see if the minority of negative reviews, are valid. Or if they are simply due to Continue reading


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Discernment.

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“Discernment means to separate, distinguish to determine and sort out…

Discernment is sifting through our inner and outer experiences to determine their origin – whether they are the voice of our ego or the Spirit.”

~ Diane Millis

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Discernment is the skill of understanding and applying God’s Word with the purpose of separating

truth from error and right from wrong.

~ Tim Challis

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