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In my trauma recovery memoir I write about how I had changed after my trauma. Technically, the physical scars we not the issue for me; it was the emotional scars that left me so damaged. I noticed the change immediately when I came home from the hospital.
In my PTSD/trauma recovery memoir I write it this way:
I looked like myself overall: fair-skinned, deep brown eyes, rosy lips. Something about the eyes, however, had changed. When I looked into them I didn’t see myself, I saw her–the freak, the survivor…
How you see yourself has a huge impact on your recovery. So…. how do you see yourself??
(To read more from my trauma recovery memoir, click here to download an excerpt.)
You have enormous healing potential, the goal is learning to access it. Dig deep. You can do this. I believe in you!
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