Breaking Dysfunctional Family Cycles
This episode addresses the topic of sexual abuse. If you or someone you love has been effected by sexual abuse, please call the assault hotline at 800-656-4673 or go to Rainn.org for support. Christi Anne Bela uncovered her family's history of abuse going back 3 generations. Through years of therapy, yoga, meditation, journaling & other healing modalities, she has been able to process the sexual abuse that occurred in her life as young as 18 months old. She talks about looking at the habits & patterns we create in order to cope as survivors. How to lovingly become aware of the ways in which we separate from ourselves, causing us to not be present to the joy of life because we are living in the loop of trauma. Walking you through the methods that she used to integrate her wounded child self into her adult experience as a part of healing. While her history doesn't define who she is, she knows it has inspired the work she does in sexual health & she is proud to speak out.