personal growth Archives | Sarah Woodhouse

Not enough-ness feels like we’re lacking something. Not good enough, not successful enough, not smart enough, not beautiful enough, not capable enough, not loveable enough. Behind most of the false, deeply unloving, conclusions that we come...

For me, no other area of my life quite compares to the exquisite pain of parenting. Yes, there are amazing moments, laughter and joy but raising kids is just so hard. It’s hard for a lot...

Over the years a lot of people have asked me to explain trauma and traumatic reactions. Ten years ago, I gave really academic, scientific explanations. No one actually fell asleep, but a few were close. Luckily...

The language we’re using to talk about trauma, therapy and healing, is inaccessible and confusing. Being new to Facebook and Instagram has been a total gift. Listening and watching with fresh eyes, has allowed me a...

I’ve spent nearly ten years reading, researching and writing about trauma. I’ve also read a freaky amount of self-help books too, because I love personal development, recovery and growth (I would marry personal development, recovery and...