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What are Trauma Bonds?

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While the term bonding typically refers to a positive experience of forming a close relationship with someone, particularly after spending time together or going through a really good or very stressful experience together, trauma bonding represents emotional attachment to an abuser. In trauma bonds, a victim tends to mistake abuse for love, remaining loyal to […]

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How To Forgive | The Challenges of Forgiveness

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Learning how to forgive is an important process associated with good mental health and well-being. The importance of forgiveness lies in the benefits we experience when we choose to forgive. If you deliberately choose to forgive the person who treated you unjustly, you are choosing not to hold the feeling of resentment. Research shows that […]

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How to Overcome Fear

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Since the beginning of civilization, people have been trying to find how to overcome fear. What exactly is fear and how can we control it instead of being controlled by it? Like any other primary emotion, fear serves a purpose, and as such, has two main functions: to adapt and to communicate. Fear provokes “the […]

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Stresses in Relationships

Stress stems from many sources and can have a very damaging effect on our emotions, thoughts, and behavior. Likewise, stress can take a toll on our relationships too, especially romantic relationships. Here are five main sources of stress in relationships. Infidelity If one partner – or both have had an affair, then some relationship stress […]

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Detachment versus Non-attachment

While these two terms are often mistaken for one another, non-attachment and detachment are in truth completely different concepts. Non-attachment is essentially is a practice of mindfulness and presence in the existing moment. Detachment, on the other hand, means a complete lack of interest in the world around you. To detach yourself means to distance […]

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A Breakup Trauma

A relationship breakup is always a stressful event. However, if you have recently got out of an unhealthy relationship with a controlling, emotionally detached, or abusive partner, you are likely to experience emotional trauma. The aftermath of a toxic relationship can take its toll on both your physical and emotional health. To come to terms […]

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Raising Resilience

Resilience is the ability to adapt well to stress and quickly bounce back after the crisis. Being resilient doesn’t mean that you don’t experience any stress. We all experience day-to-day stress in the form of health problems, struggle to balance the family and work, relationship issues, financial struggles, or work-related stress. Resilience is about being […]

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