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About cherithh

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been working with people suffering from the effects of trauma for the past 9 years and I love to help people overcome their past and build a new life. This blog is a place to log in some of the reflections and tools that come about from my practice and my own life.

Running as a metaphor

I go out for a run. It is a holiday and I am aware that there are fewer cars on the road. Yet I keep in my place. At some point I realize that I could take the lane. Still, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

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I want to be seen

I was in pain, but I was doing everything my life required. I just wanted someone to say…wow, you do so much and suffer from such pain. I wanted to be seen for the extraordinary soul I was. I actually … Continue reading

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Always this

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How to Release Emotions Stuck in Your Body and Let Go of the Pain – Tiny Buddha

Unprocessed emotions get stored in our organs, muscles, and tissues. They lead to inflammation, chronic health problems, and emotional imbalance. — Read on tinybuddha.com/

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Memoirist: Evangelical Purity Movement Sees Women’s Bodies As A ‘Threat’ : NPR

In Pure, Linda Kay Klein reflects on the “deep, long-lasting shame” caused by churches that claim women and girls are responsible for the sexual desires of men. — Read on http://www.npr.org/2018/09/18/648737143/memoirist-evangelical-purity-movement-sees-womens-bodies-as-a-threat

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Nocioplastic pain and its remedy

How to change your brain– increasing stamina and decreasing pain. Nocioplastic pain (Central Sensitization Syndrome) It is not all in your head, but it is. The old saying of pain being “all in your head” holds truth for all pain … Continue reading

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