How do you process the plethora of violent events like happened last week? How do you put perspective on such horrific things that seem to be endless across the planet – at the same time you have your own personal series of crises to move through?
Feelings of sadness, shock, numb, low-energy, and anger are symptoms of post-traumatic stress. So are addictive behaviors, such as binge drinking and eating, attempts to block-out the pain of post-traumatic stress.
This month I’m going to focus a little bit on the experience of being dis-empowered or empowered in your life and in your situation. Because that is the paradigm that we all find ourselves in at the moment.