Healing From Childhood Trauma

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
- Kahlil Gibran

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The Key To Emotional Trauma: The Fight Or Flight Response

Imagine that you are approaching an icy, busy intersection. Oh no… even the perception of slipping and crashing is enough to signal the brain into action. Our brains are biologically wired to react instantaneously when we are threatened with danger. The Fight or Flight response readies the body for intense muscular effort, supported by all of the body’s systems.

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How to Recover From Trauma

Emotional trauma can be as debilitating as physical trauma. Emotional trauma is an automatic side effect of physical trauma. Although one can have emotional trauma without physical trauma, emotional trauma affects us physically. The debilitating effects of trauma are well known. Therefore recovery from any kind of trauma is vital, if an individual wishes to live as healthy a life as possible.

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