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Fighting injustice can trigger trauma — we need to learn how to process it and take healing action

From the August 28, 2020 blog item at Waging Nonviolence by Kazu Gaga

“Perhaps you have noticed signs of trauma playing out in your own life, in your relationships and in your household. Common responses to trauma can include anxiety, short tempers, hyper-vigilance, withdrawal, fatigue, cynicism, lack of empathy and restlessness, among countless others.”


“When trauma is triggered, we lack the ability to take in new information, to be creative, consider different perspectives or think about long-term consequences.”

How do we engage? Study trauma, move through trauma, slow down, and open up.

Read the entire article here.

August 19, 2020 - Posted by | Psychology | , ,

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