Grief: Overcoming the Obstacles of Hypervigilance and Trust Issues.

"After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment." - Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery

When it turns out that nothing is what it seemed to be. When the "It could never happen to me." happens to you, it is easy to keep your guard up and slip into a state where you find it difficult to trust that anything is what it is now.

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Grieve One Day At A Time.

It takes time and practice to get good at living with loss. It will always feel surreal and alien. It will always sting like peroxide poured out onto scrapped skin. But like any physical training goes, when you started you could only run so far and now when you look behind you, you can see that you can run farther now and even further tomorrow.

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