Your body is designed to survive…so when something overly ~or covertly~ threatens that, your biological responses are to fight or retreat. Problem is that sometimes things like: “Feel the fear & do it anyway” can trigger this survival instinct and freeze up your vital resources (I bet you know how that feels!) Plowing through and attempting to override this has been the go-to instructions, however when trauma triggers are relentless, this approach can actually bury the issues even deeper.
There is another approach. Going in with a steady awareness that cares for your nervous system.
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