How can I tell if I am traumatised?

Trauma is the emotional, psychological, physical or psyche response to an extreme event. While trauma is a normal reaction to a horrible event, the effects can be severe and interfere with our ability to live a healthy life. These events may have very little impact on one person but can lead to significant distress in another. The potential impact may be related to the suddenness of the event, mental and physical health, presence of coping skills, past or present life stressors, personality types and availability of social and emotional support at the time of the event.¬† Continue reading “How can I tell if I am traumatised?”