Navigating the treacherous terrain of chronic illness is a daunting task, filled with an overwhelming array of emotions. But amidst the looming fear of another impending brain surgery, I found myself thrust into an unexpected battle with toxic positivity. The Double-Edged sword of toxic positivity while battling chronic illness is something that I've been battling for awhile. I felt pressured to be positive regardless of my circumstances.
Healing from a trauma bond can be complex, exhausting, discouraging, and above all, confusing af... Healing from A Trauma bondPhoto by Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com Here are a few steps to help you start healing from a trauma bond: Recognize the trauma bond: The first step towards breaking a trauma bond is acknowledging its existence. … Continue reading Breaking free: Simple Steps to Start Healing from a Trauma Bond:
Rediscovering my true self Photo by Samson Katt on Pexels.com Rediscovering my true self Rediscovering my true self required that I have a deeper understanding to what narcissistic abuse is and how to navigate it. Until I met my ex in 2018, I didn't know what narcissistic abuse was. But he was the textbook definition … Continue reading Rediscovering My True Self: Finding Myself Again After Narcissistic Abuse
What is medical gaslighting? Medical gaslighting refers to a situation where a healthcare professional undermines or dismisses a patient's symptoms, concerns, or experiences, making them doubt their own reality. It can be particularly harmful for individuals who are chronically ill, as it invalidates their experiences and hinders their access to appropriate medical care. To prepare … Continue reading What is medical gaslighting? A How To Guide to prepare you for any doctor appointment about your chronic illness
Going no contact with narcissistic parents can be a difficult and emotionally challenging process. Here are some common challenges you may face when going no contact with a narcissitic parent: 1. Guilt and self-doubt: It's common to experience feelings of guilt, self-doubt, and even a sense of obligation towards your parents. Society often emphasizes the … Continue reading Going no contact with a narcissistic parent
How do I trust myself again after being in abusive relationships? Photo by Savvas Stavrinos on Pexels.com The number one question I get when I am coaching clients is, "Coach Nia Renee, how do I learn to trust myself again after I have been in abusive relationships? Obviously I cannot trust myself to make the … Continue reading How do i trust myself again?
I released my very first self published book on April 20, 2023 titled, Letters To You. It a compilation of several journal entries, creative writing prompts, letters, and the very first Custom How to Love Me Journal. I wanted to create this book because I believe that it is very important for survivors to feel like they aren't alone.
red flags: Dating after abuse Dating with intent means you are dating with a purpose. Dating with a purpose requires that you identify the red flags when dating after abuse. I released an Intentional Dating Workbook that is a roadmap to dating with intent. Here is how to identify red flag in dating after abuse: … Continue reading red flags: Dating after abuse
My name is Nia Renee and I am a Certified Relationship Coach. I recently got into relationship coaching and I thought now would be a great time to discuss why I chose to get into relationship coaching and what I offer. I decided to become a Certified Relationship Coach because I wanted to provide my … Continue reading Why did I become a Relationship Coach?
That song really sits deep in my soul. From as far back as I can remember, I always felt like my mother hated me. I always felt like I never truly had a mother. I mean, obviously I was born. So I had someone give me life (technically two someones), but I have never truly … Continue reading Sometimes I feel like a motherless child