Terror follows sufferers of Trauma, PTSD

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Our triggers elicit our greatest fears, enormous terror or immediate annihilation . They are stored at the height of a perceived lethal threat.

For some of us, that was an abusing giant in childhood, or a sexual predator catching us in their web of deceit.

In the future, anytime the body or mind connects an image, sound, smell or thought with this horror, our fight or flight mechanism will fire.

Our life has changed, lethal danger consumes our thoughts, space, life.

Hypervigilance has us searching each moment for danger.

Running, avoiding, denying or resisting empowers PTSD.

Think of PTSD as a fence around the equator, we are in the Southern Hemisphere, healing exists in the northern hemisphere.

We can not go around.

The only path is thru the trauma memories.

Meditation charts the quickest, safest path.

Healing is Counterintuitive!

Instead of avoiding, we accept our trauma…

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4 thoughts on “Terror follows sufferers of Trauma, PTSD”

  1. Ptsd at its strongest with fight or flight firing full force

    Is at its most vulnerable also

    Stay focused and present feeling the body sensation and trauma loses power

    Repeat with each trigger until the fire is extinguished

    I did not read this in a book
    I improved from a horrible abusive childhood

    You can also

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