Up, up and away they fly: A traumatized child trying to cope.

 

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The Shadows of Society – Dr. Gabor Maté

Trauma stored in you –

Knowing No Words

Little or big
Gray blue or black
Sorrow, pain, or fret

I clear you
From the base of your spine
To the top of your crown down to the ground

Rich earth will transmute
Trauma stored in you
Into a new you

Crystal clear
Now shine and do
What you came here to do

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PTSD: It’s Not Just for Veterans

When Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is in the news, it is mostly because of the number of veterans suffering as a result of combat-related trauma. Victims of other kinds of trauma can also suffer from PTSD, though, and often do without realizing it. PTSD mirrors other mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, and can also present as, “I feel fine,” when really the “feeling fine” rooted in numbness and avoidance.

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