What Is The Story In Your Head?

What are the stories you have written in your head about your betrayal? Shame is the most destructive emotion that we have. Toxic shame after a betrayal is deadly. Yet shame cannot survive in the light – so find someone supportive with whom you can share your...

Fight, Flight, Freeze – Appease?

Are You Just a Nice Person, or Do you Default to Appease? You are likely familiar with fight, flight, or freeze, but did you know there is an offshoot of freeze called appease?  That moment when your heart begins pounding, your breath becomes more shallow, and your...