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Creating Light with Kelsey

May 13, 2021

On this episode, I share the introduction of my thesis which explores my thought process of wanting to uncover what self-care after trauma truly looks like. I felt lost in how to take care of myself because society seems to just paint a picture of "moving on" like it is this simple process. I was not finding sufficient research regarding lasting healing for survivors, which sparked my interest in creating my own research study. 

Key takeaways:

  • Healing is not linear
  • Time alone does not heal, it is what we do with that time that makes a difference
  • Healing is an ever evolving process
  • Coping by avoiding actually intensifies the current issues we have
  • True self-care is tending to our trauma


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