When New Trauma (AKA Pandemic) Kicks Up Old Trauma + What to Do About It EP#346

May 10, 2020

You spent years in therapy dealing with your “family of origin” issues, so #WTF does dad still trigger you like crazy? Especially now during this whole quarantine bullshit? You learned how to deal with your inner critic and were handling it like a #boss, so why has Covid been bringing out your inner shit talker in full force? You know how to speak up for yourself, but you let your MIL run all over you yesterday. So what gives?

Well, my friend, this lovely little personal development journey you’ve got here… NEVER ENDS. And, that doesn’t mean that your life doesn’t get a shit-ton better and have you all empowered, but it DOES mean that you will likely contend with hardship and triggers for the rest of your life… PD just helps you engage with those triggers and hardships in a more empowered way. PLUS… whenever you experience a new trauma (a la coronavirus) it naturally kicks up old trauma. Yay. Great.

If you’ve been at a loss as to how to address this collective grief and trauma we’ve all been experiencing and have been saying things like, “I thought I already worked through this shit!” then this episode is a must-listen. I address 6 concepts that can help you alter your perspective around your own growth which will leave you #relieved and excited about the journey instead of judging it. And also… TOOLS.

This pod explores:

  • Why addressing our shiz isn’t a “one and done” sort of process and how to view it in a more empowering light
  • My favorite question to ask yourself when old shit surfaces again (Ugh. I know.)
  • How to identify healthy behaviors that make you feel safe
  • Why you need to FEEL, not FIX and why you reeeeeally don’t want to




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I'm a sassy-ass life coach and hypnotherapist who specializes in all things self-worth and confidence. I help aspiring badasses (hint: that's YOU!) speak up for themselves without being assholes. As in... telling your mom to stop butting into your relationship. You feel me, no?

It's time to let go of all that people-pleasing and cultivate some serious "enoughness". You're home, love. You're home.


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