In this episode of the Overcoming Emotional Overeating podcast, Wendi talks about trauma and how it relates to our food and our eating and our relationship with food, what it does, and what it means for you.
“Trauma creates change you DON’T choose. Healing is about creating change you DO choose.” – Michelle Rosenthal
Protective factors are social conditions or personal attributes that help lessen the risk of trauma for an individual, family or community.
Protective factors are parental knowledge of child development.
We also know protective factors can include social connections and social and emotional competence. That’s relative to that time period.
Trauma impacts brain development as well as physical health.
“What we don’t repair we absolutely repeat.”