Experiencing a traumatic event may trigger strong emotional reactions. While these feelings are normal, they can still be demanding and draining. Keep in mind that it can take days, if not weeks, to return to any semblance of your normal routine.
How we react to specific events depends on many things. For example, if you have been involved in a previous trauma, or if your present life circumstances are difficult, you may react more strongly than others would. Some people find that they experience reaction and effects of a trauma even if they have not been directly involved in the incident.
Recognizing the normal and natural reactions to traumatic events is the first step to being able to cope with the personal aftermath of trauma. The following information will help you understand the reactions you may encounter and includes helpful strategies to help you gest through this challenging period…Click to read full article