Being alive during these shifting times is intense. And hard. Transformation is not an easy process. Neither is childbirth. But we know that the outcome is worth the work.
With all the changes we’re experiencing, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Some would even say that we are experiencing collective trauma as a result.
Trauma happens anytime something overwhelms the physiology of the body and inhibits our ability to stay connected to ourself or others. We’ve all heard of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, and it’s become a modern day epidemic.
Stress is a normal part of everyday life. New research in the field of epigenetics is finding that it’s not so much the amount or kind of stress we experience in our life, but how we respond to the stressful stimulus, that determines the difference between surviving and truly thriving.
Less well known, is a response to stressful events known as post-traumatic growth. PTG...