How do you recognize you have been triggered and stop the spin, before you react in a way you’ll regret? I’ve shared my own real-time process for working through the feelings that come up in the aftermath of a triggering situation. But before any of that happens, there’s a prerequisite step: recognizing that something big […]

Personal Growth

Interrupting Triggers

The recent news about overturning Roe v. Wade really triggered me. My nervous system dysregulated: I couldn’t focus, I felt outside of myself, everything started to look bleak, and I felt personally attacked in a very visceral way that went deeper than I could articulate. I want to be effective and useful in advancing the […]

Personal Growth

Deprogramming Triggers