The “gods” within you

Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods.

― Peter A. Levine, Clinical Psychologist, Author

Living decades beyond Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) does not automatically resolve the deep impact of trauma. I wish longevity alone removed the residue of trauma; that each passing day diminished patterns of self-doubt into oblivion.

My experience has taught me that resolving trauma is a practice – more akin to endurance training than a gift from the gods. And like endurance training, some days are nearly unbearable and bring me to my knees. The key word being “nearly.” Even the worst days pass.

  • What practices help you to heal the wounds of trauma?
  • What “gods” within you help you to lessen trauma’s injuries?

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