Triggers are Part of the Healing Process
The word “triggers” has been popularized to mean any kind of discomfort or stressor in life.
However, its original meaning is any experience in the present that reminds us of past trauma and brings on an intense emotional response.
How we relate to our triggers can help in our healing process.
Triggers are experiences in the present that remind us of past trauma & bring on an intense emotional response.
Triggers grab our attention to do more healing work.
Triggers can also happen for those recovering from substance addictions, eating disorders & anxiety disorders.
Listening to our triggers & caring for them can also heal past trauma.
Triggers can remind us of things forgotten that deserve our attention & compassion.
Coping with Triggers: