Toxicity and Genealogy

Genealogy can in my view, give  us an opportunity to study the effects of toxic people. I believe I have come across at least one (toxic person) in my genealogical studies. I had the opportunity to read her actual words. They  had really seemed to scream out, “TOXIC AND MANIPULATIVE” to me. I realise I …

Intergenerational Trauma-Even more reasons why we need to heal

  Study finds PTSD effects may linger in body chemistry of next generation There appears to be scant connection between my interest in genealogy and material on trauma(such as that caused by war, genocide and even perhaps narcisssistic abuse). However research is beginning to bear out the idea that trauma may not only have consequences …

The Dream is not over

Ideals are hard to live by, especially in the current world environment but today I came across young women, living by their ideals under the most challenging of circumstances. A few weeks ago I had no idea that Ariana Grande would become one of my favourite people. Following the tragic events in Manchester, part of …

Trance

Banana spider catching its prey   Being in the thrall of a narcissistic relationship is like being in a trance, You appear to be functioning fine but most times you are  on autopilot trapped on a never-ending hamster wheel without the fun. Waking up from the trance takes time and it appears to happen in …