The single most important issue for traumatised people is to find a sense of safety in their own bodies- Bessel van der Kolk
For more information on Trauma, check out any work by Bessel van der Kolk, especially his book, 'The Body Keeps The Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma' and The Blue Knot Foundation: www.blueknot.org.au
Support is available for anyone who is feeling distressed:
Lifeline Hotline: 13 11 14 | www.lifeline.org.au
Mensline: 1300 789 978
Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800
eheadspace | eheadspace.org.au
beyondblue | www.beyondblue.org.au
Talk to your local GP to discuss mental health plans and next steps.
Values are our heart's deepest desires for the way we want to interact with the world, other people, and ourselves.
Harris, R. (2009). ACT made simple: an easy-to-read primer on acceptance and commitment therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications
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"Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own."
- Michelle Obama
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