Feeling Stressed and Overwhelmed Because of Your Past?
Are you being affected by something that happened in your past? Are you feeling stuck because you thought you were "over it" or "should be over it"? Are you struggling with anxiety, irritability, nightmares or lingering fear?
You Can Be Affected by Trauma and Not Have PTSD
Many people associate trauma with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), resulting from experiencing or witnessing death, assault, accident, or serious injury, any disturbing experience that affects our ability to cope or function is considered trauma. Trauma can result from any single event or repeated event, such as prolonged stress, loss of relationships, financial or legal difficulties, or interpersonal conflicts. It may affect us in different ways. Some people feel as if they are in a constantly stressed state and have difficulty winding down or feeling safe. For many people, a subtle reminder of the event can cause a reaction mode without us even realizing it.
Your Past Doesn't Have to Dictate Your Future!
If ignored, trauma can have a negative effect on your mental health, physical health, and your relationships. Fortunately, there are ways to treat the effects of trauma so that it doesn't continue to maintain a hold on our lives. If you are ready to move past your past and reclaim your life, reach out today!