How Trauma Impacts Our Brain, Abuse Recovery, and Emotional Healing

I watched a video from @Doc Snipes about the neurobiological impact of trauma on the brain, and it was eye-opening for me. I knew we could have PTSD and trauma-related physical manifestations, such as auto-immune disorders. But, this video spelled out genuine damage to our brains, creating significant challenges as we attempt to heal and recover from abuse and trauma.

And if we're not aware of this, it becomes easy to fall into self-blame, shame, major disappointment, and a negative spiral that prevents healing and progress in life. It can also create more isolation and alienation--the exact opposite of what will help us heal.

As much as we may be stuck in a loop of distrust, shame, bitterness, depression, and anxiety, we need supportive humans in our life. We just do.

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