Unraveling the Impact of Trauma on Health and Healing
By Coquille (Coco) Wilson of Divine Wholism
Trauma, whether physical, emotional, or spiritual, leaves an indelible mark on individuals. Its impact reaches far beyond subjective experiences, disrupting the delicate balance of our bodies and altering the very essence of who we are. As science continues to unveil the intricate web of trauma’s effects, we discover that it not only affects our mental state but also takes a toll on our physical well-being.

Recent research has shed light on the profound interplay between trauma and our bodily systems. Through assessments like the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) score, experts can gauge the extent of trauma experienced and its correlation with health risks such as diabetes and heart disease. The body, as it turns out, keeps score, with trauma finding its way into various parts of our being, inhibiting the proper functioning of organs and bodily systems.

Digestive issues and chronic pain often manifest when trauma remains unprocessed and unresolved. The impact of trauma can be likened to an imprisoned narrative that restricts us from leading fulfilling lives. However, when approached with empathy and understanding, and by working with a supportive and non-judgmental guide, healing becomes possible.

Addressing trauma holistically is key to unlocking lasting changes and embracing a purpose-driven life. Recognizing that our bodies, minds, and spirits are interconnected, we must embark on a journey that acknowledges and nurtures each facet of our being. This entails not only delving into emotional healing but also making necessary nutritional adjustments, providing organ support, and engaging in activities that promote stress reduction and soul nourishment.

Remarkably, emotional healing can trigger tangible transformations within our bodies. Consider the example of an individual harboring anger or struggling to forgive. This emotional burden may manifest as back pain, shoulder tension, or even liver dysfunction. However, by releasing anger and embracing forgiveness without condoning harmful actions, coupled with appropriate support and self-care, these individuals often witness their organs repairing and functioning more harmoniously.

The road to healing can be a personal one, and while others may not hold all the answers, skilled practitioners armed with discerning questions can facilitate the journey. Life coaching, a discipline rooted in empowerment and introspection, can play a vital role in guiding individuals toward their own healing and transformation.

It is crucial for society to recognize the profound impact of trauma on individuals’ health and well-being. By cultivating empathy, understanding, and a supportive environment, we can create spaces where healing can thrive. Together, we can dismantle the shackles of trauma, embarking on a collective journey toward wholeness and fulfillment.

In a world where trauma persists, let us stand as beacons of compassion, shedding light on the path to healing. By acknowledging the intricate connections between our minds, bodies, and souls, we pave the way for a future where resilience and well-being prevail.

Coquille (Coco) Wilson, BS, BC, ACN of Divine Wholism
Individualized Wholistic Wellness ~ 208-805-6459 ~ www.divinewholism.com