The Truth About Trauma

With Riana Milne

Did you know that the transmission of trauma is intergenerational and is passed down across three generations? 

In this episode of Unstoppable, I have an eye-opening conversation with Riana Milne, who is a certified Global Life & Love Trauma Recovery Coach and Clinical Trauma & Addictions Professional. Riana has been helping individuals understand their trauma and setting them on their healing journey for over 21 years, and has developed the ‘10 Childhood Trauma Checklist’ which she shares in her #1 Bestselling book, LOVE Beyond Your Dreams – Break Free of Toxic Relationships to Have the Love You Deserve. 


In this podcast, Riana and I have a deep conversation about the 10 types of childhood trauma, and how they may be affecting your behaviours and relationships without you knowing it. This episode will leave you reassessing the issues in your life.

In this episode, you will learn:


  • 00:00 Introduction

  • 01:00 What Riana does

  • 02:00 The impact our relationships have on our overall success

  • 04:00 How our business relationships are linked to how we were taught to relate at home

  • 06:00 Riana’s 10 childhood trauma checklist 

  • 09:00 Riana’s definition of ‘trauma’

  • 10:00 Trauma Number One: Addiction

  • 11:00 Verbal Messages: Trauma Number Two

  • 12:00 Family relationships and trauma bonding

  • 13:00 How the primal needs of humans affect the way we relate to others 

  • 14:00 Trauma Number Three, Four & Five: Abandonment

  • 17:00 Trauma Number Six, Seven & Eight: Adoption, Personal Trauma and Sibling Trauma

  • 18:00 Trauma Number Nine: Community Trauma

  • 20:00 The toxic behaviours which are caused by these traumas

  • 21:00 Trauma Number Ten: Parental Mental Issues 

  • 24:00 Compatibility vs. Chemistry

  • 29:00 How to start healing your traumas 

  • 33:00 The healing journey and some difficulties you may face along the way


Riana Milne

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