Blue Knot Article library

Welcome to our article library. This library has been collated from back copies of our Breaking Free newsletter. It covers many topics of interest to survivors and those who walk alongside them. Please click on the topic of interest to you from the list below and browse through the articles at your leisure.

Disability And Coronavirus

This article highlights some of the challenges faced by people with disability in times of COVID-19

In Uncertain Times….

This article reflects on the challenges of self care for people with complex trauma during COVID-19

Celebrating Survival, Healing And Resilience

This article highlights the importance of relationship in healing from complex trauma and in building resilience.

Bushfires, Trauma And Support

This article reflects on the impacts of cumulative trauma and threat and how we can cope.

Identity And Belonging

This is a 2-part article which explores issues of identity and belonging for survivors.

A Safe Place to Tell: Hope, Trust, and Meaning Lessons from the Australian Child Abuse Royal Commiss

This is a 3 part article about research with survivors about their experience with Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Self-Care Resources

This article is about the importance of self-compassion as well as compassion including some strategies to support them.

Challenges Of Parenting With a Complex Trauma History

This article explores parenting for people with a complex trauma history.

Parenting from the Inside Out – How a Deeper Self Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Wh

This is a review of book about parenting by Dan Siegel for people with trauma histories

Understanding Trauma, Coping Strategies And Resilience

This article explores healing and resilience from trauma including intergenerational trauma and use of coping strategies