Reviews Elsewhere – The Gap and the Gain by Dr. Benjamin Hardy

Reviews Elsewhere – The Gap and the Gain by Dr. Benjamin Hardy

If this gap feeling describes where you are in your healing, turn your gaze around from looking at the goal and how far it may be to how much further along you are on that path than you were 1, 3, or 5 years ago.

You might be surprised by how far you’ve come in that time. You might even take a moment to feel proud of yourself.

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Childhood Trauma and ACE Scores in the News Again

Childhood Trauma and ACE Scores in the News Again

I think that makes sense. This is consistent with previous studies. What I want to know about, though, are the 45% who don’t have depression, the 49% who don’t have anxiety, the 75% without PTSD, and the 80% with no substance abuse issues. What was different for them? What kind of help or support was available for them as children compared to the others who did suffer from these issues? What kind of trauma were they dealing with? What kind of community did they live in? What resources were made available for them?

Information about Childhood Trauma
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Information about Childhood Trauma

I stumbled upon this post from Psych Central today that I hadn’t seen before. As I read it, I considered sharing it and pulling out a quote to focus on, like I sometimes do, but I decided not to. I decided that because there are multiple things you should go read. The article talks about the signs of childhood trauma, the causes of trauma, and some suggestions for treatment.

Then the author, Melissa Gooden, suggests books for parents, caregivers, and kids, links to places where they can learn more or get help, etc.