Tag: Trauma

Emotional memory jogger (PTSD technique)

Posted on May 17th, 2019 The Haven Retreat - Bells

I was asked “How can you jog your memory to remember something traumatic?”. The first key point is to understand your symptoms. I explain more in the article below… Understanding PTSD: My PTSD symptoms The first step in coping with PTSD is to understand how it affects you. Look at the symptoms below, and tick any that […]

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Overcome Any Life Event – Tip #3

Posted on August 2nd, 2018

The Victory Mindset   Hey, this is Adele from Naked Recovery… So, I want to thank everybody who gave us so many awesome comments about my first tips video in advance of the webinar, thank you. Thank you for watching the tips video, and here’s the third one. We wanted to make sure that we really […]

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How to heal from emotional pain. Completely.

Posted on May 17th, 2018

And the motivation it takes to complete your recovery… Pain is a great motivator… When you put your hand on a hot stove, what makes you pull it away? Pain. Physical pain is your body’s way of telling you that you need to take action and change the situation before you do yourself serious harm.  […]

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How to Behave After a Divorce

Posted on July 11th, 2017 How to Behave After a Divorce

So much of the advice we are given is well meaning but is frankly hollow and trite… Designed to minimise our emotional pain as if it’s invalid emotion, it’s not. This attempt to repress our emotions will actually increase the overall pain experienced and extend the recovery period, sometimes indefinitely. Get over it. Be strong. Look […]

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Divorce – easier for Men or Women?

Posted on June 14th, 2017

We hear a lot about the damage divorce does to women, much less about the damage that divorce does to men. So do women really feel the damage of a divorce more than their male counterparts? Historically, women earned less than male partners and took a far greater role in raising children, meaning that a […]

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Valentines Day Downer?

Posted on February 10th, 2017 NakedDivorce Adele Theron blog broken

Is Valentine’s getting you down? Well stop it. It’s just a game, and here’s how to remember how to enjoy it. Around this time of year being lonely drives some people into total anxiety about finding the one. The thing is, finding a life partner isn’t about being all anxious and desperate. It’s about being […]

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The perfect relationship

Posted on September 26th, 2016 The perfect relationship

Brad, Angelina and the Death of the “Perfect” Relationship Ever been told “Oh my god, you guys are just SO GOOD together?” even as the doubts are starting to set in? Or had friends roll their eyes when you mention issues that are starting to bother you because hey, your relationship is great – what […]

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Time heals. Really?

Posted on September 11th, 2016

Do people keep telling you to give yourself time to heal? That you just need to put some distance between yourself and your trauma? Simply wait for long enough and you’ll feel much better, get over it, and move on. Well… tell them to get stuffed. Time is not a healer Time doesn’t do anything, […]

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Pt2: Tale of two singletons

Posted on September 4th, 2016

This is the second part of a two-part series. To read the first part, click here. In my last post, I talked about one kind of eternally single friend that we all seem to have: the type who we know is awesome, isn’t shy about meeting people and always seems to have the next hot […]

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Pt1: Tale of two singletons

Posted on September 4th, 2016

Part One – You Don’t Know What’s Good For You We all have that amazing friend who’s perpetually single, and we just can’t work out why. You know the type: she’s smart, brilliant, beautiful and tons of fun. She dips her toes in the dating pool – perhaps she’s even the type who always seems […]

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