transformational power of trauma

I think trauma really does confront you with the best and the worst.   You see the horrendous things that people do to each other, but you also see resiliency, the power of love, the power of caring, the power of commitment, the knowledge that there are things that are larger than our individual survival.   And in some ways, I don’t think you can appreciate the glory of life unless you also know the dark side of life”.

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

Understanding the transformational power of trauma

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The Unique Beauty & Unlimited Potential of Children

Children can Transform Trauma into Triumphs

  • The brain of the child has the potential to rewire, heal; and find safety and peace
  • The biggest factor in determining the future is the quality of the good people in a child’s life
  • The most powerful influence on children is witnessing kindness, compassion, and love.                           

The smallest acts of kindness  will re-instill hope, a sense of self worth, and faith in the world of a child

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Understanding Trauma & PTSD

Debilitating Manifestations of trauma stored in the body:

  • flashbacks
  • panic attacks
  • emotional and physical numbness
  • memory lapses; trouble focusing

Abusers Maintain Power & Control through: 

  • FINANCIAL abuse
  • VERBAL/EMOTIONAL abuse
  • PHYSICAL abuse

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Trauma's Transformational Power

Just as the brain can be rewired in a negative way, proper support can rewire this area in a way that empowers survivors to transform a traumatic breakdown into a Post-Traumatic Breakthrough  

Trauma Sensitive Yoga helps rewire physiology and psychology releasing trauma stored in the body. 

In the wake of devastation and suffering, we have the opportunity to demonstrate the true goodness in humanity.

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