I’m on the bus home and it feels like my eyes have been washed anew. The normal distractions and worries that consumed me have been lifted. For the first time since I can remember I have not…

I remember reading somewhere that we are all here on this earth to learn a lesson. It’s one that is made for us and only us, like a special recipe concocted in the stars and implanted in our tiny developing foetus.

While it may sound a bit out there, it was extremely comforting to me. For most of my life, I compared my hardships to others. I’d look at those who seemed to have it all together and wonder if they ever struggled. I felt envious as they seemingly sailed through…

Healing PTSD One Breath at a Time | Kimberly Hetherington

I never considered myself as a trauma survivor.

I didn’t believe I had something as severe as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

A diagnosis of that calibre was only reserved for those who survived war or severe childhood abuse.

It felt dramatic and attention-seeking to label myself as a “trauma…

I’m with podcasts.

It’s like reading, but having the information delivered through your ears. It allows for so many more opportunities to consume information without having to hold a book in front of your face. Or, depending on the podcast, it feels like eavesdropping on some crazy interesting conversation.

Kimberly Hetherington

Canadian writer, meditation facilitator, and transpersonal art therapist based in Sydney, Australia. Read more on her website: https://kimberlyhetherington.com/

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