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Episode 007: Uncovering The Complexity of Trauma with Rachael Maddox


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I am so incredibly excited for you guys to dig your teeth into this episode. Every time I speak to this woman whether its in person, on the phone, through text, I just cling to her every word. She is just so educated in this world of trauma and I know this conversation and this topic is very common in the Hungry For Happiness community. I know a lot of people listening are going to love this.

About Rachael Maddox

Rachael Maddox is a trauma resolution educator, coach and guide who dedicates her days to helping women who’ve experienced sexual and complex trauma unshame and reclaim their pleasure, power and wholeness. In her first book, SECRET BAD GIRL, Rachael mixes story, science and poetry to reveal the ins and outs of breaking the trauma spell. Rachael's on a fierce mission to help as many women as possible via one-on-one support, groups, and courses.

Inside this episode, Rachael shares

  1. Generating trust in your body by slowing down and realigning.
  2. Reintegrating into sexual relationships after experiencing sexual trauma.
  3. Mind mapping your inner child’s needs to understand your triggers.
  4. Creating a firm foundation of boundaries around your sexual needs.

What you'll hear:

  • 9:36- How we can trust ourselves after trauma.
  • 18:30- Ways to truly feel safe in your body.
  • 25:30- Accessing your inner child to have emotionally safe sex.
  • 30:47- Developing a healthy relationship to sex after being violated.
  • 40:07- Understanding our bodies’ emergency response and how we fall into numbing.

You can find more about Rachael at: The Grown Goddess   Join the Hungry For Happiness community for more!

Meet Samantha Skelly

Samantha Skelly is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, best-selling author, and emotional eating expert who has revolutionized the weight loss industry by examining the individual and underlying causes of eating disorders. She has shared her mission on an international platform and continues to spread her message and transform the lives of thousands of people through the Phoenix Formula, motivational speaking engagements, the Hungry for Happiness podcast, worldwide international retreats, and her Amazon best-selling book, Hungry for Happiness: One Woman’s Guide From Fighting Food to Finding Freedom.