Disrupting Shame: The Impact Of Trauma On Setting Boundaries And Saying No

How reacting with fight, flight and fawn can impact your ability to say no

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W e all know the feeling of shame. It is a feeling that makes us want to hide, run away or fight back. Shame can be crippling and it has been found to negatively affect cognitive abilities as well as physical health such as heart rate and blood pressure levels. In…

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Tas (they/them)

Tas (they/them)

We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.