Is your doctor at odds with current neuroscience and early mental development?

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We were informed by an Emergency room Doctor, that children under three are resistant or impervious to trauma, as he poked my grandchild 16 different times trying to start an IV.
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I am floored by this and my therapists agrees, this is a false statement.
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The first three years of life are the most important and the first year dominates the other two in importance.
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ICU nurses wanted my daughter to leave her 18 month old with them, when they were going to place him in pain, under stress.
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Their trainning was to isolate the pre- verbal baby from its caregiver.
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I totally disagree.
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Cortisol is being dumped, so words by a physician, not a mental health professional maybe wrong.
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Can you let go of that thought?

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That is the question.
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Can you let go of that emotion?
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The door to happiness awaits if you can.
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Observe from a distance, focused on the breath easily, calmly,,,

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No matter what thought occurs, don’t try to stop it.
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—THE NINTH GYALWANG KARMAPA, Mahmudr
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Mindfulness/Meditation is in part, not reacting to thought, or developing the skill, the ability to not react, when we feel like it.
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One single torch can dissipate the accumulated darkness of a thousand eons.” * * —TILOPA–, *

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It is as stark a change, as having the ego fully engaged or the mind empty, free of doubt and thought.
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One Ray of present sunlight, destroys a 1000 years of darkness, or maybe a lifetime of low self worth, your choice.
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We place the band aid on the skinned knee, we must go towards our fear, our triggers!!,

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Imagine this Great Wall (PTSD) extends the entire circumference of the equator, no way to go around.
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I remember reading of an officer in the revolutionary war who changed the way he utilized and handled the militia part of his army.
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He theorized the militia would perform better with limited expectations and duties. He tasked them with firing two volleys in sequence, then they could retire.
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For added incentive, he backed them up to a river, so retreat was limited.
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The militia performed their limited duty without fleeing.
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We must go over or through that wall to heal, to find happy, to live free.
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No passion so effectively robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. – Edmund Burke …..

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Fear is a mechanism, innocuous to intent or emotional harm, it is completely neutral as an inanimate object (a wrench), our storyline carries the terror in PTSD.
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The adrenal stress response, the fight or flight mechanism, whatever you want to label it, encompasses our understanding of fear.
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Fear is a mechanism, a defense mechanism, tasked with enforcement by the amygdala.
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Norepheenephrine, cortisol, and adrenaline are secreted, blood pressure, respiration and heart rate climb, blood is dispersed to our extremities.
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Certain physiological and mental conditions evolve, we get tunnel vision, lose some hearing, lose the ability to do fine motor skills and become mentally clumsy, confused, incapable of rational thought.
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We label this a trigger, this explosion, this sudden jolt to our solar plexus, numbing, startling, freezing in some instances.
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I have found no fear, inside the mechanism itself, we, by adding our
specific story lines, create the terror we experience.
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The firing of this mechanism, initiated by trauma memories, gains credibility because real drugs are secreted, real body mechanisms rapidly change, so the delusion that our memories have power is born.
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PTSD only has access to the switch which activates our fight or flight mechanism, that is all.
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Play with your fear, visualize a scenario and summon it, use its power to workout.
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Befriend the mechanism you call fear, life may open up when you can finally accept, you, life, this moment.
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ᕼᗩᑭᑭY ᗩᑎᗪ TᕼE ᗷᖇEᗩTᕼ: . … .. . .. …………. …. .. .. …ᑭᗩᖇTᑎEᖇᔕ Iᑎ TᕼIᔕ ᑭᖇEᔕEᑎT ᗰOᗰEᑎT * .

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In the arena of trauma, C-PTSD, certain things are partners.
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Dissociation and suffering are partners.
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This present moment and happy only exist in this time frame, partners of now.
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Why complicate things with any more comparisons, work on these two and life will change.
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Takes action to alter habits, good or bad.
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