We can only access trauma when we feel safe.

The best thing you can do to help someone recover from is increase their sense of safety, support & grounded connection.

This goes for you too. If you carry trauma, you need to feel safe first...only then can you do the work.

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@d599f84e Corollary: if someone you know suddenly goes off the rails at a time when things have never seemed more stable and safe for them, they may be experiencing surfacing trauma and may benefit from a good therapist if not already meeting one.

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