Trauma is a deeply personal experience that can have a profound impact on our lives. It can leave us feeling scared, anxious, and isolated. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With the right help, we can heal from trauma and live full and exhilarating lives.
Trauma can be caused by a wide range of events, such as divorce, death, abuse, neglect, violence, or natural disasters. It can also be caused by medical conditions, such as a car accident or a stroke.
When we experience trauma, our brains go into a state of fight-or-flight. This is a natural response that helps us to survive in dangerous situations. However, if we’re exposed to trauma repeatedly or for a long period of time, our brains can get stuck in this state. This can lead to a variety of symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, flashbacks, and nightmares.
Healing from trauma is a process, but it is possible. There are many different approaches to trauma therapy, and the best approach for you will depend on your individual needs. However, some common elements of trauma therapy include:
- Acknowledgement. The first step to healing from trauma is to acknowledge what happened. This can be difficult, but it’s important to allow yourself to feel your emotions. You may need to talk to a therapist, counselor, or other trusted professional about your experiences.
- Coping skills. Once you’ve acknowledged your trauma, you can start to learn how to cope with your symptoms. This may involve learning relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing or meditation. You may also need to make changes to your lifestyle, such as getting enough sleep, eating a healthy diet, and exercising regularly.
- Reconnection. As you start to heal, you may also want to explore your spiritual or religious beliefs. This can provide comfort and help you to feel supported during your journey.
Healing from trauma is a journey, but it is a journey that is worth taking. With time, effort, and support, you can overcome your trauma and live a full and exhilarating life.
If you are struggling with trauma, please know that you are not alone. There are many resources available to help you heal. Please reach out to a therapist, counselor, or other trusted professional for support.
When you are ready to move on from your trauma and regain your power, reach out to us at Exhilarated Life, LLC. We specialise in helping trauma survivors like you go on to live exhilarated lives. You’ll want the “Release, Resolve, and Rejuvenat” programme to claim your exhilarated life. Reach out to me at https://exhaled-life.coach/ and book a free consultation to get started. Spots are limited!
Alberta D. Jordan, MHA, CPC is a dynamic divorce recovery and trauma coach who helps individuals navigate life post-divorce. She is the CEO of Exhilarated Life, LLC. The specialised programmes at Exhilarated Life guide and empower trauma survivors post-divorce so that they can bounce back powerfully, confidently, whole, and more purposefully.
Alberta had been coaching some 20+ years before deciding to solely focus on trauma survivors. Alberta states, “I have lived through trauma. I am living my best life now and I want to help you do the same.”