With 65-75,000 thoughts per day running through our minds, it’s impossible to notice every single one, but if you are living with the long term effects of trauma,
Trauma has conditioned your system to stay in hyperdrive, causing hypersensitivity and hyper-reactivity to stress. The pause button is hard to find because you are wired to survive.
A fierce sense of independence has been both my greatest asset and my greatest liability. It kept me alive, helped me raise two boys alone, and helped me