A Safe Way to Deal with Triggers

“Trigger.” That’s a word we hear a lot these days. Triggers bring on a wave of emotions, feelings, and maybe even memories unbidden and typically untimely. Inconveniently, most of the time when something strikes an old wound, a place that causes a reflexive response, it’s in a place and circumstance where we can’t deal with it.

​​We tell ourselves we’re just putting it off for today or this week. But the week turns into a month…you get the idea.