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Controlling Anxiety

Controlling Anxiety

How I Control My Anxiety Many people who have suffered trauma such as abuse, rape, and child loss will experience anxiety. The emotional trauma brought on by these terrible experiences can impair ones ability to successfully handle emotions, how you feel about...

Rebuilding Your Confidence After Trauma

Rebuilding Your Confidence After Trauma

I want to share with you the steps I took to rebuild my confidence after the trauma of abuse, rape, and losing my first-born child to SIDS.  Confidence is a crazy thing. It takes forever to build it and then it can be shattered in a matter of minutes. When I was a...

Self Soothing Strategies

Self Soothing Strategies

By Nicole GebhardtYour Guide To Healing, Hope & Happiness Self Soothing Strategies: Self Soothing Behaviors I Learned To Calm My Anxiety On My Healing Journey I am the queen of self-soothing. For the longest time, and I mean decades, I seemed to always search and...

How to Seek the Light After Hitting Rock Bottom

How to Seek the Light After Hitting Rock Bottom

By Nicole Gebhardt I Had Hit Rock Bottom. I had a choice, either stay in the darkness of my grief and pain from losing my child to SIDS or start seeking the light of hope and happiness   On October 15th 2019 my life forever changed. It was Infant Loss and...

A Personal Invitation from Nicole

A Personal Invitation from Nicole

Hello Dear Friends,Thank you for visiting my website and I truly hope you will take the time to peruse all of the content. I've written it especially for you, to help, support, and inspire.I'm available for one on one counseling, Reiki sessions, retreats, workshops,...

Rape and Being Enough

Rape and Being Enough

I wish I never remembered the night I lost my virginity. When I was eighteen years old, my virginity was stolen from me. I was raped. And not just by one man. By several at one time. I was so excited to attend Florida State University. I was born and raised in...