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Trauma and the Body

Trauma and the Body

It was hard work to face these uncomfortable feelings. I had to use my mind, my brain and my body to chip away at this stuckness, which was rooted in my response to medical trauma. And the first step was understanding that the things I was feeling in my body were not directly related to a medical condition in my throat.

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It’s My Trauma!

It’s My Trauma!

Trauma is not the thing that happens to us; rather, it is the reaction of our brain/body/nervous system to that adverse experience. Walking my dogs in nature is one activity I use to regulate my nervous system and bring me back to calm.

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Hello, I'm Janine

It’s nice to meet you! I write about the calms and storms we endure during this human experience.

I am a counselling therapist in private practice and a cancer survivor. Helping and connecting with others is a passion of mine, and I’ve found that blogging is the perfect avenue.

I’m so glad you popped by for a visit today.

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