Month: June 2019


Alexithymia (quite literally ‘without words for emotions’) is a psychological construct present in 10% of the population.  It varies in severity among individuals.  Alexithymic people have difficulty understanding, processing and verbalising their own feelings and sensations, and recognising or understanding the emotions of others.

Emotional abuse & toxic shame

There is a line in this article that hit home with me “Toxic shame”. This whole topic may seem “dark” but with upwards of 20% of kids experiencing depression, these are things we need to “get our heads around”, be aware and start debating! Lets have some feedback and comments please…