Trauma Effects

Fear is a powerful lens that potently shapes what we view through it.

Emotional Health, Healing, Nervous System, Trauma Effects

November 23, 2023

Fear is a Powerful Lens

This shield was for your protection, but once the actual threat has passed, it becomes a hindrance to your flourishing. (The memory of the threat stays alive and active in the body long after the acute threat has passed, until it experiences resolution). Not only are the hard emotions like grief, shame, regret, heartache, (sometimes […]

Trauma Effects, Uncategorized

April 3, 2023

Trauma’s Shield

Going back on boundaries that you’ve set is not at all uncommon. Sometimes this is because the boundary was made out of reactivity, not careful consideration of how best to meet our needs for safety and connection. Upon reconsideration, we pivot and recommunicate our needs. However, A LOT of the time, when someone forsakes a […]

Boundaries, Emotional Health, Trauma Effects

March 30, 2023

Going Back on Boundaries

🗣”A normal response to an abnormal situation”. We have shared that statement so often with people who feel so much shame, self-loathing, + hopelessness about how they engage with themselves/the world. The research on PTSD in the last couple of decades has been nothing short of REMARKABLE. Such a better understanding we now hold on […]

Trauma Effects

March 20, 2023

Post Traumatic Stress Response

At FLOURISH, we believe that ALL healthcare fields should be appropriately trauma-informed. In the 15 years we’ve been in helping fields, we have seen the wreckage left in the wake of providers + practitioners who do not understand what trauma is, nor the impacts of trauma on the human body. Are you sick of being […]

Trauma Effects

March 20, 2023


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