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Ways to reclaim joy after trauma

Updated On Oct 06, 2023 01:52 PM IST
  • From going for a walk in nature to playing board games, here are a few things that can help us to reclaim joy after trauma.
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When we have gone through trauma and past experiences, we seem to become more cautious in order to protect ourselves. Hence, we try to gain more control in life. " This hyper-vigilance can make it challenging to let go and engage in playful activities, which require a degree of spontaneity and surrender," wrote Therapist Deniz Ahmadinia. Here are a few ways by which we can reclaim joy after trauma.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 06, 2023 01:52 PM IST

When we have gone through trauma and past experiences, we seem to become more cautious in order to protect ourselves. Hence, we try to gain more control in life. " This hyper-vigilance can make it challenging to let go and engage in playful activities, which require a degree of spontaneity and surrender," wrote Therapist Deniz Ahmadinia. Here are a few ways by which we can reclaim joy after trauma.(Unsplash)

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Observing nature by going for a mindful walk can help us to see the beauty of things we have no control over and learn to appreciate our surroundings. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Observing nature by going for a mindful walk can help us to see the beauty of things we have no control over and learn to appreciate our surroundings. (Unsplash)

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Going back to things we were passionate about, such as painting or gardening can help us to reconnect with ourselves. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Going back to things we were passionate about, such as painting or gardening can help us to reconnect with ourselves. (Unsplash)

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Playing board games or outdoor games with family and friends can help us to connect with them more. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Playing board games or outdoor games with family and friends can help us to connect with them more. (Unsplash)

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Observing children at play can help us to see the beauty in innocence and friendships and help us to seek the sane. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Observing children at play can help us to see the beauty in innocence and friendships and help us to seek the sane. (Unsplash)

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We should engage ourselves with activities and people who help us to laugh and be happy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 06, 2023 01:52 PM IST

We should engage ourselves with activities and people who help us to laugh and be happy. (Unsplash)

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