How Trauma Affects Your Brain — And How To Reverse It

How trauma affects your brain can change how you live, feel, cope and heal. For sooooo many years as I struggled with PTSD symptoms I thought I was crazy. My mood swings, inability to think rationally (or sometimes even think at all!), insomnia, rage and inability to concentrate made me feel like I was insane. As a matter of fact, I used to soothe myself by saying, “Some people in this world are crazy, Michele, and you’re one of them. That’s your role and it’s okay.”

But it wasn’t okay. I didn’t want to be crazy. More than that, I wanted to live like a sane person. I wanted to stop blowing up relationships, losing jobs and watching my life go by in one long stream of insanity. That was all back in the early 90s when Google didn’t exist and how survivors define PTSD wasn’t on the tip of the trauma world’s tongue. Today, we have access to so much information that would have helped me to know 1) I wasn’t crazy, 2) there were ways to reduce the insanity and start to heal my brain.

You, however, have access to tons of info to help you learn how to move forward in PTSD treatment. Knowing the facts about what happens to your brain after trauma can be the difference between slowly slogging through the muck and boosting your recovery process so you heal more effectively, efficiently and with long-lasting results.

Next Wednesday, March 26, 7pmEST I’m hosting a FREE webinar, How Trauma Affects Your Brain. On the webinar we’ll cover:

  • 3 significant ways trauma changes your brain
  • Why you can’t “just get over it”
  • How your brain is designed to create PTSD symptoms and why
  • How your brain functions before, during and after trauma
  • 6 things that stop your brain from properly functioning after a traumatic event
  • 4 parts of your brain most important in relation to trauma, memory, PTSD symptoms and recovery
  • 3 scientifically proven ways to reverse brain change
  • 3 ways to reverse emotional changes

You can sign up for this $0-cost event right now (even if  you can’t attend the event live, your registration will entitled you to the replay link):

 

 
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