March 22, 2019

Can we trauma-proof our brains?

In our modern day world, you don’t have to look too far to find a source of stress. A noisy neighbour, a traffic jam or an argument with your partner can take you down the same fear pathway as being chased by a tiger. It’s no wonder many of us feel chronically tense. I believe we all need to learn to be a bit more ‘mammal’. And in doing so, we can actually ‘trauma-proof’ our brains. Time to be more ‘mammal’… When an antelope escapes the jaws of a predator, it picks itself up, has a good shake and then carries on munching grass like nothing happened. Very quickly, the...
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