Avoiding Healthy Habits? Here’s Why:

Do you avoid healthy habits, even if your brain “knows” they’re good for you? Unfortunately, logic alone is not enough to combat our deeply held, often unconscious beliefs and fears.

Our brain tries to keep us safe – and often has us avoiding things that scare us, even if that fear is 100% not a threat to our survival.

Mental health awareness is not something we think about in ourselves or in others, until our struggles become painfully, dangerously obvious…and that’s not okay!

What are you avoiding, and how is that impacting your life?

Did you know that avoidance behaviors are one of the two main hallmarks of PSTD?

People think PTSD only has to do with soldiers…but many, many of us actually have some sort of PTSD. Things like childhood dysfunctions, abusive relationships, a difficult birth, surgery, or even natural disasters can create it!

Trauma unhinges our sense of feeling safe – and so we avoid anything that tends to feel similar, in order to protect ourselves.

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