The True Story of the Golden Buddha: How Breaking Brings Us Whole

The True Story of the Golden Buddha: How Breaking Brings Us Whole

Curious visitors come by the thousands to witness with their own eyes what a 5.5-ton golden miracle looks like, pondering the weight of what it means in their own lives The story of the Golden Buddha is thought to have begun around the 13th century CE, during the...

A Drop in the Ocean

Life is a series of dominoes—each experience triggering the next, creating a chain reaction that shapes our journey For those navigating the path of healing from complex trauma, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the weight of past experiences. But within this...

How Core Beliefs Affect Your Life

Core beliefs shape how we interact with the world around us and are without conscious awareness. In other words, we are not always aware of our core beliefs but are affected by them daily. This article will focus on core beliefs and how they influence our lives. What...
The Body Keeps the Score – Looking into the Brain

The Body Keeps the Score – Looking into the Brain

In a little over a week, I and the (mental) health director of the Jeffry Stijn Foundation for Mental Health and Patient Advocacy, will be attending the 34th Annual Boston International Trauma Conference virtually. A few days ago I decided to read Bessel van der...

Core Beliefs and Happiness in Life

Are you happy? Do you wake up ready to face the day, or do you wish you could fall back to sleep and hide? Complex post-traumatic stress disorder can often lead you down a path to unhappiness, especially since your core beliefs are harmful. This series on core beliefs...