For some of us, it’s easier to center fear. But obviously that is no way to live. Just like it’s no way to live from excluding most of my body, while I croon my neck. And, that’s how the neural pathways have been trained.
Part of the journey as a survivor is untangling the stories we had to weave to survive through those times. It’s a multi-faceted journey. It’s complex and includes somatic, physiological, psychological and neural learnings and unlearnings. Layer by layer, clarity slowly happens.