Drop the disorder!

I am slowly reading this book. Also a movement in the therapy world. To stop labelling people. Stop treating them like machines. To stop stereotyping people. Stop over drugging people. Too really help people, we need to learn to ask them what they want, for assistance. Maybe someone to just sit with them in the darkness. To understand their world, their pain and not to compare it to theirs. To feel what they are feeling, to help carry the burden. Giving no advice or guidance. So, they can find their own way forward. Healing takes time, acceptance, empathy and honesty.

Lockdown at Springtime.

Well, it’s Easter here. Sunny, beautiful hot weather. I can’t go out, enjoy my family. I miss connecting with people. It,s so quiet. I want to walk in the woods and forests. Feel the barley or wheat on my hands. Smell the cut grass. Have grass fights or water fights. Climbing the haystacks and giggling as I tumble and fall. Be carefree, young and have no worries. Let someone else worry for me. I think I am going stir crazy.

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) is a fascinating plant. Although it resembles a cactus it is actually a member of the lily family, and is a stemless succulent plant growing up to 40 inches tall. The botanical name aloe derives from the Arabic alloeh meaning ‘bitter and shiny substance’ and vera from the Latin word for […]

via ALOE VERA — Hearth Witchery

HERE she comes,” muttered Cerridwen, through glinting black diamond teeth, as the dark silhouette of a woman came suddenly into view against the pinkening skies on the horizon, running across the top of an undulating field before vanishing again into the dew-laden deeps of the darkening gloaming. Cerridwen’s wizened snake’s eyes had been scouring the […]

via Listen to Chapter One of The Bright World of the Gods, read aloud by the author — THE HOLISTIC WORKS

Pictures from my healing garden ~ Lilly Hope Lucario — Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

My garden is my space for tranquillity and healing. I find surrounding myself with beauty – helps lift my mood and gives me something healthy to focus on. I truly cherish the time I spend alone in my gardens. It has been a space for inner child healing, for something to focus on for the […]

via Pictures from my healing garden ~ Lilly Hope Lucario — Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD