Verna Haywood

The First Health & Wellness Coach

Nurturing Wellness: A Journey From Trauma To Healing

Nurturing Wellness: A Journey From Trauma To Healing

Hey there, fellow travelers on the path to wellness,

Let’s embark on a journey together – a quest for wellness after experiencing trauma. It’s a journey that’s close to my heart, filled with twists, turns, and moments of profound growth and healing.

Picture this: A young soul, navigating the challenges of life without the support they desperately need. That was me, and let me tell you, it wasn’t easy. But amid darkness, I found a glimmer of light – faith. It became my anchor, my guiding star, offering strength and purpose when everything else seemed uncertain. Deuteronomy 31:6 became my mantra, reminding me to be courageous, and to keep moving forward, even when the path ahead seemed daunting.

Through my faith, I discovered the transformative power of wholistic wellness. It wasn’t just about physical health – it was about nurturing every aspect of my being: mind, body, and spirit. I embraced practices like prayer, self-care, and mindfulness, weaving them into the fabric of my daily life. And you know what? It made all the difference. It brought balance, harmony, and a renewed sense of vitality that I never thought possible.

Now, here’s the thing about wellness – it’s not a destination, it’s a journey. And my journey led me to a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. It became my mission, my purpose, to not only cultivate wellness within myself but also to guide others, especially those who have experienced trauma, towards greater self-awareness, resilience, and vitality.

So, how can faith enhance your journey toward wellness? Let me share a few insights:

  • Gratitude and Positive Thinking: Faith encourages gratitude, fostering a positive mindset even in the face of adversity.
  • Comfort and Strength: In times of stress or grief, faith provides a source of comfort and strength, helping you navigate life’s challenges with grace and resilience.
  • Guided Decision-Making: Faith guides decision-making, aligning your choices with your values and principles, and leading you towards a life of integrity and purpose.

And here’s a tip for your well-being journey: Practise mindfulness meditation. Set aside time daily to focus on your breath, cultivating inner peace and emotional regulation. Spiritual meditation can deepen your connection with the divine and enhance your overall sense of well-being.

And finally, if you’re looking to complement your wholistic health journey, consider massage therapy. Consult your GP before starting therapy and explore options like Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, or Aromatherapy Massage. The benefits are numerous – from stress reduction and pain relief to improved circulation and better sleep.

So, my dear friends, as you continue on your quest for wellness, remember this: You are not alone. You have the power within you to heal, to thrive, and to create a life of abundance and joy. Trust in your journey, trust in yourself, and let faith be your guiding light.

With love and light,


Ready to take the next step on your wellness journey? Join our community of kindred spirits as we explore the transformative power of faith and wholistic wellness together. Click here to learn more and embark on a journey toward greater health, happiness, and wholeness.

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