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Parental Anxiety~

Parental Anxiety~ | Trauma | Scoop.it
Anxiety .... what is it? Why does it get such a bad rap? Anxiety has a job. It's job is to warn us of danger. Anxiety is connected to our animal brain. This part of our brain is developed way befor...
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earthquake and freeze response

earthquake and freeze response | Trauma | Scoop.it
Dr. Stephen Porges emphasizes the importance of bidirectional  neuro feedback between body and brain. Porges emphasizes the importance of relating to an organism (humans) from a bottom up perspecti...
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Regulating the parasympathetic nervous system

Regulating the parasympathetic nervous system | Trauma | Scoop.it
" We make the world better by making people safer," Stephen Porges. Neuro exercises that calm the parasympathetic nervous system ~Playing any music instrument that requires breath. ~Playing with yo...
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parents of street drug affected teens

parents of  street drug affected teens | Trauma | Scoop.it
By the time a teen is abusing street drugs, parents often find that their lives within their family system has truly become chaotic. Unfortunately "fixing" the teen is not the solution. Rather the ...
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The Three Stages of Healing Complex Trauma ~

The Three Stages of  Healing Complex Trauma ~ | Trauma | Scoop.it
This model is borrowed from Judith Herman's stages of trauma healing  Stage One~ Education  Education helps normalize, " You mean I'm not crazy?"  No, your nervous system and brain is responding ex...
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~ choice

~ choice | Trauma | Scoop.it
        as a child choices were made for you some for the good some for the bad as an adult you get to make your own choices some for the good some for the bad but in the end it...
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A Metaphorical Story/ Trauma and The Brain~

A Metaphorical Story/ Trauma and The Brain~ | Trauma | Scoop.it
Lets keep it simple~ Well it is the brain so I am not sure how simple I can make this but let me try to explain~ When something traumatic happens to us, enough that we believe we might be in danger...
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Meaning~ The What and Why of Suffering

Meaning~ The What and Why of Suffering | Trauma | Scoop.it
As we walk along the path of life, the question of,  " why?'   or " why did this happen to me? is not uncommon for those who have or still suffer in silence. Restoring meaning to our lives is an im...
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Post Traumatic Stress & The Brain~

Post Traumatic Stress & The Brain~ | Trauma | Scoop.it
When the  nervous system  perceives attack, the limbic, aka reptilian part of our brain, within milliseconds plans to fight, flight, or freeze. The nervous system also has a role but we will focus ...
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~ Shame~

~ Shame~ | Trauma | Scoop.it
  What is shame? Shame is a feeling that tells us we have done something wrong,  right? Well for those who have survived child hood trauma we feel shame all the time even when we do something ...
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