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Traumatic events can be a variety of experiences: death of someone close or a pet, physical injury/accidents, divorce, moving, natural disasters, war, serious illness, abuse, prison stay, parental abandonment, etc. A traumatic event causes physical, emotional and psychological harm leaving a person feeling threatened, anxious or frightened. Many people don't know how to respond or can be in denial of the effects the event has on you. The shock and denial can be used to protect us from the emotional impact. You may experience irritability, insomnia, anger, depression, isolation or fear but there is hope. Communicating the experience to others can help you process it. Hearing other stories and strategies to help you move on is important. Join the call for support, people helping people. Your peace matters...let's talk!
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Firefighters, nurses, paramedics, police officers, doctors and caregivers, anyone who helps other people in traumatic situations need support. It takes a certain kind of person to step forward and put themselves in harms way or intense situations to save and help other people. These types of jobs can take a toll on you, especially with the constant intensity day in and day out. Witnessing trauma and helping people through trauma is a noble profession but not if it is breaking you down and negatively impacting your life. You need support! Even superheroes need to debrief, be heard, process and de-stress. We are all human beings with feelings and none of are exempt from the intensity. Share your stories with others. You are not alone. Share tips and strategies or get some. Your peace matters...let's talk!
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Deadlines, cleaning, cooking, driving, children, work, finances, appointments, the list goes on. Life can be STRESSFUL. The culmination of all the little stressors in life can put us on or over the edge. Throw in some physical ailment or an argument with a family member and things can seem unbearable. Do you have a formula for keeping stress at bay? How do you de-stress? What tools do you use to help you manage your time? Share your tips and strategies or get some on the next call. Keeping calm matters...let's talk!
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Losing a loved one is one of life's greatest challenges. Death is a part of life but it certainly doesn't make the physical and emotional response to the loss any easier. Shock, disbelief, sadness, anger, fear and many physical symptoms: weight fluctuations, insomnia, fatigue, nausea, are all normal symptoms of grieving. One of the most important factors in healing from loss is to get support. Do not grieve alone, we need to connect with others to heal. Your process through grief matters....let's talk!