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by Missy Curry, Refuge Center Intern
Are you always on edge? Can you remember the last time your body was in a state of relaxation? Are you anxious? Or maybe feel numb emotionally? If you answer yes to any of these questions, you may be experiencing symptoms related to a past or present trauma in your life. Trauma triggers our fight/flight... Read More
by Missy Curry, Refuge Center Intern Adult love can be complicated and partners can become trapped in negative interaction cycles that keep them from feeling emotionally close. Much of how we engage in romantic relationships is impacted by our attachment styles, and these styles allow us to either feel securely connected, anxious about connection, or avoidant of connection. ... Read More
by Andrea Gregg, Refuge Center Intern “I’m ugly” “I’m stupid” “I can’t do anything right” Many people repeat phrases like these and so many more to themselves on a daily basis, sometimes without even realizing it. Negative thoughts and beliefs about oneself can become like a plague of insidious, automatic thoughts. It can... Read More