Trauma is a natural part of being alive, and yet so many of us have shame around the things that have hurt and changed us. We assume that what we experienced shouldn’t warrant the dislocation we feel. Or we worry that our alteredness somehow makes us less loveable. But anyone who works intimately with trauma, and its lived results, knows that trauma is much more than a noun. It is not what happened in the past, but the changes that live in the present. That trauma is not actually the event itself, it is the aftershocks—and that these are a natural response to the things that shake us.
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, including feelings and thoughts. It is an academic discipline of immense scope, crossing the boundaries between the natural and social sciences. Psychologists seek an understanding of the emergent properties of brains, linking the discipline to neuroscience. As social scientists, psychologists aim to understand the behavior of individuals and groups.Ψ (or psi) is a Greek letter which is commonly associated with the science of psychology.
Chapter 3 of “Mirrors of the Earth” to learn what our Earth knows about living with the after-effects of trauma, and let her show you just how magnificent and whole you are.
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