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Healing Trauma: How Your Brain Hides Painful Memories

A New Awakening

Naturally, it will be challenging and painful for victims to discover the unspeakable horrors in their past, especially ones that they never thought existed. Yet this is the process of healing. One cannot look to the future while they are haunted by the past.

This research could be a beacon of hope to those who cannot remember what is holding them back in life.


Source: Spirit Science

References
(1) US Department of Veterans Affairs. PTSD in Children and Teens. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/family/ptsd-children-adolescents.asp Updated: August 13, 2015. Accessed: September 14, 2016
(2) Jim Hopper. Recovered Memories of sexual Abuse. http://www.jimhopper.com/child-abuse/recovered-memories/#fragmentary-memories-may-be-it Accessed: September 14, 2016
(3) Kathryn Drury Wagner. How Your Brain Hides Painful Memories. http://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/how-your-brain-hides-painful-memories Accessed: September 14, 2016

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Written by Kirsten Cowart

Kirsten is a writer and researcher who loves to practice meditation, yoga, travel, and learning about reality, consciousness, and how to make the world a better place. Her current interests involve studying and practicing flow, staying In Flow, and recognizing the natural flow of the universe. Kirsten loves to learn about the holistic healing arts. She is also interested in ancient cultures and practices such as Shamanism and Druidism. Kirsten is honored to be apart of such an incredible movement of love and heart centered living in this world.

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  1. The thought of using this for human therapy is concerning to me only because I do not believe our culture(s) are ready to properly or efficiently handle the backlash of people remembering their traumas. The amount of time and depth of therapy a person may need in order to cope with their re-awakened trauma can be devastating to their lives and/or the lives of those they love and live with and even those they work for. We can hardly handle the proper care of those who have no problem remembering their trauma, childhood or otherwise.

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