Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Isolation and Loneliness

    • Video 1: Isolation is Common with CPTSD

  • 2

    Why We Isolate: People Trigger Us

    • Video 2: People Are Triggering! (Extended Version)

  • 3

    Why We Isolate: Social Awkwardness

    • Video 3: We Feel Socially Awkward (Extended Version)

  • 4

    Why We Isolate: Lack of Boundaries

    • Video 4: We Fear We Can't Hold Boundaries

  • 5

    BONUS VIDEOS from BEST OF THE FAIRY

    • CCF 22 V3 Connection and Loneliness

    • Has CPTSD Made You TOO Good at Fitting Yourself to CRAP?

Break Free from Isolation

Learn quick strategies to reduce triggers and boost connection

What others are saying...

"Practical, easy steps I can take to heal, connect to myself and with others."

"I love how the videos and the workbook have given me practical, easy steps I can take to heal, connect to myself and with others, and thereby getting on with living my dreams! Thank you Anna! Your course has really helped me calm down, get grounded, centered and ready to walk through my life with courage, compassion and dignity!"

"I'm having easier relationships with my difficult family members."

"Anna’s tools settle and organise my mind, so I access my best thinking, planning, responses and resources. I’m calmer overall, having easier relationships with my difficult family members, better outcomes at work and with coworkers and enjoying my friends more. I’m less people-pleasing, but ironically more people are pleased with me."

Simplicity and clarity..

You’ve brought simplicity and clarity and wisdom two issues that have confused and plagued me for my whole life. Thank you for being you.

Amazing!I highly recommend this course, Anna hit all the areas that I am struggling with and been trying to find the answers to.

I highly recommend this course. Anna hit all the areas that I am struggling with and been trying to find the answers to.

Isolation is a Side Effect of Early Trauma

Understand Your Triggers & Connect With Others More

Feeling triggered -- around groups, strangers and even friends -- can become a habit that keeps you separate from the people and activities you love. This 30-min video course covers three key actions you can take to break free of isolation and build safe, genuine connection with friends and others.

Meet Your Instructor

"The Fairy"

Anna Runkle

Anna Runkle is the creator of the beloved YouTube channel and blog, The Crappy Childhood Fairy. Since 2017 she has led online courses and weekly live calls with more than 200,000 students worldwide, teaching her radical approach to healing trauma. Her work is focused on calming dysregulation and other symptoms of childhood trauma, and changing self-defeating behaviors that are common among people who have lived dysregulated and traumatized for much of their lives. Anna's work is based on research, personal experience healing her own trauma, and 27 years of working directly with the men and women who seek to learn her methods. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can see her LinkedIn profile here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-runkle-baa9778/, and website here: https://crappychildhoodfairy.com.