There are many symptoms of trauma;
depression, anxiety, mood swings, overreacting, difficulties managing stress, trusting people, feeling the world is a dangerous place, always on the alert, insomnia, to name but a few
WHAT IS CHILDHOOD TRAUMA?
Childhood trauma is an event, situation, or environment you experienced as a child that left you feeling vulnerable and like you couldn’t count on the world or other people to keep you safe.
We all experience childhood trauma, it's part of life.
HOW DOES TRAUMA IMPACT MY BRAIN?
Severe emotional trauma causes lasting changes in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex region of the brain that is responsible for regulating emotional responses triggered by the amygdala. Specifically, this region regulates negative emotions such as fear that occur when confronted with specific stimuli
HOW DOES THE BODY HOLD TRAUMA?
The energy of the trauma is stored in our bodies' tissues (primarily muscles and fascia) until it can be released. This stored trauma typically leads to pain and progressively erodes a body's health. Emotions are the vehicles the body relies on to find balance after a trauma.