PTSD Triggers

PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. When you experience a trauma that really shocks your everyday routine, your response to the trauma can stay as a learned pattern in your nervous system for some time after the event.

After a long period of psychological trauma in which you were emotionally abused by a person, you’ll likely experience PTSD for a great deal of time afterwards, since your responses to different triggers have been re-enforced over and over again over a time period.

PTSD is a 3-fold reaction to trauma: re-experiencing the trauma, avoidance and isolation, and increased arousal.

Re-experiencing the trauma

  • Psychological reactions to reminders of traumatic events
  • Nightmares related to traumatic event
  • Flashbacks related to traumatic event
  • Developing a phobia or multiple phobias

Avoidance and isolation

  • Social anxiety
  • Persistent and exaggerated negative beliefs about self and/or the world (e.g. nobody can be trusted)
  • Preferring isolation to going out
  • Feeling afraid of everyone; not wanting to be around people
  • Feeling alone, unsupported, estranged or unwanted
  • Depression
  • Reckless behavior; indifference
  • Inability to recall an important aspect of a traumatic event

Increased arousal

  • Hypervigilance
  • Problems with concentration
  • Tip-toeing around people, places or situations that remind you of a traumatic event
  • Prolonged anxiety and jumpiness
  • Persistent guilt, fear, shame; emotional dysregulation


Internal and external triggers may both affect you. Internal triggers would be old memories or flashbacks popping up, experiencing sudden emotions for no apparent reason, and emotional patterns such as anxiety, depression or feeling isolated and lonely.

External triggers may be things that remind you of specific events or people, such as ring tones, movies or TV, smells and places.

The most common association with PTSD is military war veterans. What people don’t know is that it’s not just violence that causes PTSD. Psychological manipulation and emotional abuse in an abusive relationship with an individual, family or group is even more likely to give someone PTSD. Because of the repetitive nature of this nonphysical type of abuse, it can take even longer to remove the programming from your mind.

Something like a phone ringing, getting a text or getting a knock on your door can be a trigger if you’ve dealt with long-term psychological abuse with someone. You can end up living in fear long after you’ve left that person because of old programming.

Healing PTSD Symptoms

Anyone who has suffered any trauma… anyone who experiences any level of anxiety…. can move to a peaceful state of mind.  A state of mind that allows you to enjoy your life and be productive in pursuing your dreams.

What it takes is reprogramming your nervous system: your body’s automatic response mechanism. The very neural pathways that fire off before you’re even aware of them. Yes — THESE can be changed!!!

My Healing Anxiety Workshop offers a holistic approach to healing from anxiety and panic attacks: the most common side effects of PTSD.

I know, because I lived with PTSD for so long after various traumatic events and longterm psychological abuse. When living alone in the absence of triggers I had to learn how to heal PTSD, which involved overcoming nightmares, calming down from panic attacks without drugs and returning myself to sound mind when being triggered.

I put together a $29 workshop to help you step-by-step in reprogramming your mind/body and gaining all the knowledge and tools for responding to anxiety attacks, panic attacks, PTSD triggers and more.

healing anxiety workshop

Some of the practices taught in this workshop include:

  • Meditation
  • How to ground your energy anytime, anywhere
  • How to cleanse your aura
  • Automatic writing to tap your subconscious mind
  • Therapeutic journaling
  • “Physiology hacks” to reduce anxiety
  • How to cut/cleanse cords (negative attachments to your aura)
  • Healing triggers
  • Creating your own positive triggers for quickly altering your state
  • Subliminal reprogramming
  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Using affirmations and visual triggers to reprogram
  • Body awareness exercises
  • Breathing exercises
  • How to cure insomnia

When you purchase this workshop, you get instant access to downloading the ebook, workbook, mp3s and bonuses. Click here to get it now:

Did you know?? You can get this workshop for FREE in 1 of 2 ways:

  1. when you book a 60 minute healing session with me, OR
  2. when you become a student of our 3-month course for empaths: Empathology


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