Characters who experience great trauma will sometimes create an escape.
Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats.
Someone who has experienced trauma also has gifts to offer all of us - in their depth, their knowledge of our universal vulnerability, and their experience of the power of compassion.
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
Trauma, and certain important experiences, can imprint on us at a genetic level.
Dr. Shapiro is a pioneer in the field of helping people overcome trauma and negative past experiences.
Childhood trauma is not necessarily a prophecy of doom, because some children are resilient or because later experiences help to restore mental health.
Experiences might teach us to be cautious, but never to be paranoid. Paranoia is a limiter of destiny
I don't need to manufacture trauma in my life to be creative. I have a big enough reservoir of sadness or emotional trauma to last me.