We Are All in Shock: How Overwhelming Experiences Shatter You and What You Can Do about It
Shock begins the moment we are confronted with an experience so stunning we are forced to disconnect from our bodies. A baby separated from its mother at birth; witnessing the death of a friend or loved one; losing everything in a natural disaster. Whether you are reeling from the massive sweep of current events that are changing our world at warp speed, or you are dealing with personal catastrophe, or both, this book will help you. We Are All in Shock opens your eyes to how overwhelming events impact all aspects of health. More dramatically, this book gives you, regardless of your background, tools for reclaiming complete well-being. It redefines psychological trauma and revolutionizes the entire concept of self-care by providing holistic, people-friendly treatments that anyone can use. This book contains clear charts and diagrams to help you understand your energy field and how it responds to life circumstances. It provides a broad and sobering perspective that explains why we respond to overwhelming events the way we do, and how we can change those habitual reactions. It opens a window into the future, illustrating how each one of us can end the lineage of shock and trauma. The simple map of the body, hands-on suggestions, and language skills in this book make you the most powerful healer you can be. You can change your life, radically improve your health, stop debilitating addictions, and fully enter the present by using the information in this book. Rich case studies make the sophisticated, potent tools for healing accessible and understandable. The author uses her 25 years of experience with survivors of shock to illustrate how available these resources are. We Are All inShock is a complete guide to physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being with a particular application for those who have lived through difficult, shattering experiences and want to reclaim thorough and immediate health. It is a great resource for parents, healthcare professionals, psychotherapists, bodyworkers, crisis workers, teachers, and domestic violence prevention workers.