(This is still in the process of healing, but going well.
No issues with being alone in the dark for hours at Oil Creek 100 this past weekend.
I recently updated this article with important details.
If you've ever experienced something really scary or traumatic, I hope that you find something in this article helpful.)
HOW I RESHAPED MY RELATIONSHIP TO MY LIFE-THREATENING ENCOUNTER WITH A COUGAR (PART 2)
We all experience scary events, some are traumatic, terrifying, and shake us to our core. If it was a traumatic event, it literally reshapes both body and brain.
A small way to address this reaction is to change your relationship or the way that you think about the traumatic event.
Trauma can be treated a number of ways. One way is by talking. Talk with a professional, reconnecting with others, and allowing ourselves to know and understand what is going on with us.
Another way to treat trauma is by taking medications that shut down inappropriate alarm reactions, or y utilizing other technologies that change the way our brains organize information.
A third way is by allowing our bodies to have experiences that deeply and viscerally contradict the helplessness, rage, or collapse that result from trauma...