Welcome to Holistic Transformation Success, a website designed to inspire, educate and coach you in the healing of Complex PTSD and to enable you to become your personal best and live a life of fulfillment.
I also offer workshops, online courses and customized coaching packages.
Gain freedom from your past, live the life you were meant to live!
Holistic Transformation Success celebrates SURVIVORS of Childhood Adverse Experiences (childhood trauma) and invites them to TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR LIVES.
Holistic Transformation Success can assist you in becoming equipped for the life you desire and to have a proactive recovery from the impact that Complex PTSD is currently having in your daily life.
When our ability to have good relationships, be the mother we want to be, have the profession we desire, and live a full life is hindered by Complex PTSD, it's time to find solutions.
People's moods, thoughts, behaviors, and social, familial, and professional functioning can all be affected by childhood trauma. Complex PTSD, if left untreated, can lead to the formation of depression, anxiety, alcohol, and other substance addiction/misuse along with many other emotional, mental, behavioral conditions/disorders as well as persistent physical conditions like fibromyalgia, migraines, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
You are not alone
As a child raised in a toxic or dysfunctional environment, you may have been left feeling confused, traumatized, and isolated. The good news is that you're not alone, and I'm here to support you. I know where you've been and where you're headed.
I developed this website because, as a survivor of childhood trauma myself, it is my mission to create the kind of recovery and support that I needed but didn't have in my darkest days. To help you on your road to recovery from Complex PTSD, I hope to provide you with resources, encouragement, and reassurance along the way. I want you to know that you are not alone in this. I will be available for you as you go through this process. I will travel that journey with you, holding your hand as we go, to get you through the darkness and into the light. And once you reach that light, I can assist you in taking your life to the next level.
You probably know that childhood trauma and its repercussions, like Complex PTSD, alter you. The fact is that it impacts who you become. Your ability to live a healthy, complete life is impaired, and you become obsessively preoccupied with trying to fix it over and over again.
My goal is to assist you in discovering, understanding, and overcoming the symptoms of complex PTSD and guide you in moving from "simply existing" to "fully living" your life. I spend my days working to help women entrepreneurs who have experienced the emotional and mental devastation that comes from childhood trauma to discover their true selves, stop the suffering, and move forward into their genuine desires – into a life that is of their choosing.
Let me ask, do you often feel miserable, alone, or worried? Perhaps lost, anxious, and misunderstood?
Does life seem to lack any genuine meaning?
Traumatic events, past experiences, and unsolved issues can wreak havoc in numerous ways.
Here are some common signs that past trauma is damaging your life today and sabotaging your future:
Do any of these things resonate with you?
feel like you don't matter or like you're not important
feel emotionally "dead" or numb
feeling depressed or anxious
suffering from various health issues like high blood pressure, a racing heart rate, fatigue, headaches, autoimmune disorders, digestive issues, or skin problems
having difficulty trusting and connecting with others
feeling unworthy, guilty, or shameful
experiencing uncontrollable fears and worries
feel like someone else's needs are more important than your own
feel stuck in life, and you don't know how to get "unstuck"
finding yourself angry, irritable, or frustrated too often
feel exhausted and drained when you spend time with someone
doubt your abilities or question your sanity
feel like you're dealing with more than you can handle, and if one more thing happens, you'll just lose it
feel isolated and alone, even if you're in a roomful of people
sleeping poorly – your mind constantly races, or you agonize about past mistakes
failing to set and reach goals
These issues can bring you down and seem unfixable, and they can sabotage your attempts to find contentment.
All of these signs and symptoms point to the presence of Complex PTSD and ACEs. We've lost our sense of self and our sense of purpose due to childhood trauma, often known as complex trauma. But it doesn't have to be that way.
The good news is that we absolutely can heal the emotional baggage of the past that has been weighing us down. We can learn to love ourselves the way we love others, and we can finally accept ourselves for who we are: a messy human on their journey, far from perfect but worthy of so much.
Humans are biologically programmed to survive, yet there is a tremendous difference between surviving and thriving. I survived, but it has taken many years before I could say I am thriving. I felt injured, broken, and lost many times in my life. Yes, I still have tough days like everyone else (this is real life!), but I know how to navigate them, and I have the skills I need to come back to myself and rediscover my core.
Feeling stuck is a sign that it's time to make a change since the way you are doing things is no longer working.
When we're unwilling to deal with something that continues rising in our lives, we're not actually keeping it away from us, and we indeed aren't evolving or moving forward. We're staying in the same place, destined to repeat the same patterns until we decide to face them. And you're not just deferring these difficulties; they're still eating at you and getting significantly worse the longer you avoid them.
If you're not dealing with your wounds, they're dealing with you. They don't go away just because you refuse to look at them. So please, start doing the work so that you can move forward.
So, why is it difficult to deal with past traumas, heal old wounds, and live life freely?
Past traumatic or adverse experiences (particularly in childhood) alter our brains and can severely affect how we engage with the world.
As a result, we struggle to connect to other people, ineffectively cope with emotions, and fail to satisfy our needs.
If things don't change, you're likely to have the same difficulties and attract the same toxic relationships you're trying to avoid.
There is never a good time
If you're waiting for the ideal time to start recovery, I propose you stop. It won't come. There's never a good time to do any of the crucial things in life. I don't care if you're starting a business, expecting a baby, relocating to a new place, or attempting to lose 100 lbs. Stop waiting. The right time won't come. You have to start today.
The difference between the Dreamers and the Doers is taking action despite the gremlins.
If healing sounds terrifying, don't worry, you are not alone, but you can either allow your fear and self-doubt to stop you, or you can let it fuel you. That's why I am here, to hold your hand and provide you with the tools I have used myself, and so many others.
The process of breaking through denial, facing your fear, challenging emotions, and making peace with your past, leads to an ending of the internal struggle within yourself so that you can step completely into the highest expression of yourself.
To do this, we need to unlearn some of the things we believe to be true; we need to trust in the process and start doing uncomfortable things.
The trick is to shed all the layers you've built up through the years and to genuinely understand yourself and what you want, rather than following a course because you are supposed to or because it is what is expected of you.
The key to your liberation is figuring out what is most important to you, whether reasonable or not.
We've all had life-altering events. There are times in our lives when we have to face our fears and uncertainties head-on, and it's what we do at those moments that define us.
Most individuals feel confined not because they don't know what they want to do, but because they don't know how to achieve it or reach the point where they want to be. It can be overwhelming to try to break out of a rut or mental obstruction. You won't be able to do it alone, and it can be isolating to feel like you're stuck with no way out.
I hear this a lot.
"I'd start if I only knew what to do."
You're aware that something needs to be done, but you haven't taken any action because you don't know where to begin or even what is acheivable. You need a road map, a series of proven methods to help you make the discoveries and shift – and to surround yourself with the people who make it possible.
Enter Holistic Transformation Success.
You really can create the life you want.
The truth is that you have the power to make your life beautiful and to achieve everything you set your mind to. Your perspective builds your environment, and the wonderful part is that you get to choose how you view practically everything and every scenario in your life. You can be joyful right now.
You actually can enjoy the journey to personal fulfillment, personal development, and genuine passion—AND you can look and feel fantastic while you do it. How? Simply adhere to the steps laid forth for you.
How to stop suffering from past trauma, Complex PTSD — and start living blissfully in the present.
Sounds good. How do we do this?
To completely heal and alter our lives, we need to eliminate the pain held in our bodies and upgrade our limiting subconscious beliefs (programs). Trapped emotions in the body are the most significant source of our ill health and emotional distress, so we must find ways to release them if we are to thrive in this life. Our inner child offers us direct access to our subconscious beliefs, and we can teach our inner child new healthy, life-affirming beliefs.
Think of trapped emotions as balls of energy emitting a frequency. The body's energy field begins to be affected over time by this distorted frequency. After even more time, the skewed energy in the body starts to influence the physical in the form of pain or illness.
Trapped emotions are 24/7 active balls of emotion. As we grow older, anxiety and depression are often exacerbated by a buildup of repressed emotions.
Emotional healing allows us to relieve physical discomfort and be less influenced by prior trauma, so we can respond to life instead of reacting.
When we were young, every life experience was instantaneously stored in our subconscious minds. Many families have dysfunctional dynamics, which frequently lead to debilitating, self-sabotaging subconscious beliefs.
The subconscious is 1000 times more powerful than our conscious mind and responsible for over 95 percent of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Even if we believe that we are deserving of respect, we may harbor a naïve conviction that we lack respectability due to early trauma. This negative belief will make us more inclined to have a great tolerance for disrespect and make it more challenging for us to stand up for ourselves.
When we upgrade our limiting beliefs, we begin to show up differently in life. The subconscious also sends our beliefs out into the world, attracting people who fit our beliefs. By adopting powerful, confident beliefs, we also modify how the world shows up for us!
When we nurture our inner child, we can find the parts of ourselves that hold crippling beliefs about who we are and our place in the world, and we can teach them new, more positive programs.
What does wellness and trauma recovery coaching involve?
Education in Complex PTSD recovery includes helping you comprehend that you do indeed come from a traumatic past, what the countless repercussions of this were and are, and what else you might expect instead for yourself, from others, and in life. In understanding ourselves and our realities more clearly, we can better comprehend the healing process in front of us.
Building New Skills
When we come from childhood trauma experiences, we may waste our valuable life energy just trying to live, cope, and get through. It is all too common for us to overlook the importance of addressing the age-appropriate developmental tasks of a child and adolescent. We fail to acquire the foundational psychological skills necessary for living a full, happy, and grounded life. Complex PTSD recovery work puts a big emphasis on helping you learn and rediscover the skills you may have missed out on. We are making up for lost time, if you will, as an adult.
Processing the Trauma
Processing the trauma is, at its core, grief work and sense-making. Still, we conduct this work in phased and multi-modal ways drawing on EMDR, CBT, EFT, Somatic Experiencing, attachment theory, and more. First, we ensure you are stabilized enough to turn back and recall your memories. We help you process them both cognitively and somatically, making sense of your personal history, but also helping your brain and body (which are both hardwired for healing) metabolize your experiences fully. Hence, the past is no longer present cognitively or somatically.
Healthy Relationship Building
I believe that when our early traumas take place in the context of a relationship, it's through relationship – a specific sort of healthy, attentive, genuinely caring interaction – that the most significant healing happens. That's why I lay a considerable emphasis on creating this kind of relationship with my clients, using proper self-disclosure, and sharing tales, myths, and stories of others to make you feel less alone. I'm not the "theory only" type of coach; I'm a survivor, so I will be in the trenches with you, laughing, crying, curious, and human.
Imagine having a calm, healthy sense of control over your feelings and life.
What if you could be mentally and physically fit and have the ability to create strong, trusting connections with friends and loved ones?
Think about how much better life would be if you could better comprehend what's going on inside of you and learn techniques for rapidly regaining calm control when the need arises.
What if you were no longer bogged down by the past and could thoroughly enjoy every moment while you pursued significant goals in your profession and relationships?
What would your life be like?
So, how do we change things to create the life we truly desire?
In my work with clients, these three things have made a big difference:
1. The first thing to do is be open to the idea that your past trauma impacts your life today.
While it's true that past events are over and done with, your deeper self has been impacted, and it's hurting you now.
2. Secondly, be willing to examine how you cope today when life gets complicated.
Have the courage and openness to explore new ideas and approaches. A close look can make all the difference.
3. Be committed to setting and reaching goals and planning your future.
Are you ready to discover, understand, and overcome your Complex PTSD? Want to go from "just existing" to "really living?"
Book a no obligation discovery call today! It is 100% Free and there is no pressure to buy anything.
Here is to a life of making your dreams come true!