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Free/Affordable Self Help Resources

For Healing Trauma, Childhood Abuse & Chronic Illness

Below are the resources I found most helpful during my own healing process. I will be adding to this list periodically as I come across new & helpful additions.


Please private message me here on my site or on Facebook (Meg Happens) if you have other sources that helped you and you‘re willing to share. I will gratefully post them as well. 🙏🏼


My ultimate goal is to reach as many people as possible who are in need of hope and resources for healing, because healing is possible- no matter what!!!


Please share these freely. I can’t begin to recall the number of times I was guided to a resource that ended up helping me tremendously.


Do check out my blog posts and podcasts, starting from the bottom and working your way up, in case they contain something that might help you or a loved one on your own journeys, as I‘ve been guided a thousand times over. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Happy Healing! ❤️❤️❤️

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**Below are some resources which helped me greatly during the first and most crucial step in my true healing process. Be sure to read my first post ever, Book One: Healing Begins, followed by my Inner Child post explaining how I broke through inititally so that true healing could begin.

An eye opening TED talk on the physical effects of childhood trauma over a lifetime:


Helpful Inner Child articles:


Online Inner Child course which was very helpful during my process:


Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child (one of John Bradshaw’s books)


One of a series of videos of Bradshaw discussing healing toxic shame:


A video on Introduction to Somatic

Experiencing- highly recommend as a starting place


Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma (Dr Peter Levine’s books are amazing and this was a game changer for me):


On Complex PTSD:

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A Guide and Map for Recovering from Childhood Trauma

Donna Labar - Simple Natural Healing:


How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can: A Total Self-Healing Approach for Mind, Body, and Spirit


Feelings Buried Alive Never Die

Benjamin Fry - The Invisible Lion

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