I have had another great opportunity to be a guest blogger. This is a great blog discussing techniques to overcome C-PTSD.
A guest post by Elisabeth, who writes about her experiences as a trauma survivor at stolenchildhood.wordpress.com
Dissociation was my defense mechanism of choice when I was young. The sexual, physical and emotional abuse started when I was only three years old, and I could not escape it, so I learned to leave my body entirely. At the time, it kept me sane. In adulthood, it wasn’t serving me, but I didn’t know that.
When I found yoga sixteen years ago, I was living my life in my mind. I did not realize that there was another way to live. I was so dissociated that the only moments I spent in my body were in yoga class, and honestly, I was pretty good at doing yoga without grounding myself (except for the balancing postures).
I first heard about healing meditation during a trip to an ashram. Honestly, before the trip, I…
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