The Fine Line Between Self Awareness and Intellectualization

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If you’ve read self development books, been to therapy, studied psychology or follow emotional intelligence, therapy or trauma informed accounts on social media, chances are you’ve developed a good deal of self awareness about your “stuff”. We’ve all been handed experiences or circumstances in our lives that are traumatic or deeply challenging in some...

I know Fight or Flight, But What is A “Fawn” Trauma Response?

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There’s a lot more information about trauma out there on social media now, which is great because it elevates collective awareness around trauma and how it impacts our daily lives.  You’ve probably heard of flight or flight as responses to trauma triggers, but you may not have heard so much about what the “fawn”...