PTSD Healing Thought of the Week: Problems are messages

Shakti Gawain said,PTSD, Healing Thought of the Week

Problems are messages.

Consider this:  PTSD symptoms and experiences are messages your mind sends (up from its murky depths) to tell you about the conflicts going on deep within.

Your whole life you’ve been problem-solving: when you’re hungry you find food, when you’re thirsty you find a beverage, when you’re tired you find a place to lie down. Problem-solving is a tool you’ve already developed, and developed well. How can you apply it more specifically to advancing your PTSD recovery?

Listen to the messages. Make choices. Take actions.

Read about one survivor’s quest to recognize and rebel against her PTSD symptoms.

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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