Quotation Explorer - 'Trauma'

If epigenetic changes caused by trauma such as the Holocaust, or enslavement, can be passed through generations, as researchers have recently found, perhaps some of us are hard-wired to be afraid because our history has taught us that fear is a kind of armor. - Amy Brill
Acknowledgement of the prevalence and impact of trauma challenges psychological theories that localize dysfunction within the individual while ignoring the contribution of social forces on adjustment (Brett, 1996; Ross, 2000). - Rachel E. Goldsmith
Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. - T.D. Jakes
The fear of what might happen stops people but the trauma process is so beautiful and transformational. There is nothing to fear in our emotions, they will not swallow you whole - they will speak to you in profound ways. - Adele Theron
Trauma ruptures and hollows. Compassion mends and fills; love heals. - Na'ama Yehuda
It is dangerous to use our own ability to access non-traumatic memories as a standard against which we judge a trauma victim’s response. - David Yeung
Childhood trauma does not come in one single package. - Asa Don Brown
I only knew to treat the male asshole as if it had a grenade buried inside of it that could ignite a deadly explosion of anger, trauma, and sexual confusion. - Maggie Young
I have suffered through enough illnesses, trauma and heartbreak to finally understand that life will keep moving forward inexorably, if terribly at times. I am starting to realize that it can be delightful too, if I let it. My love is not diminished if I let go of sorrow. I almost believe that. - Jenny Qi
Debriefing-style counseling after a trauma often aggravates a victim's stress-related symptoms, for example, and 4 in 10 bereaved people do better without grief therapy. - Winifred Gallagher
See it for what it is and own it, rather than rethink it so you don't have to deal with the trauma of the abuse. This is the only way to move on--through acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
When we run, hide and try to deny our trauma the little boy or girl within comes back to seek validation, healing and peace. - Cecibel Contreras
Sometimes healing comes after helping someone that is going through the same trauma you went through. Help yourself by helping others. - Ace Antonio Hall
..be able and willing to action regardless of all trauma, all the No’s, and non-supporters one could headache and pain on. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Trauma is hell on earth. Trauma resolved is a gift from the gods. - Peter A. Levine
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