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Episode 22: Struggling with Dissociation and Job Loss

Season 3 - Trauma
Season 3 - Trauma
Episode 22: Struggling with Dissociation and Job Loss
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Show Notes

My job loss took a major hit to my confidence and it caused me to struggle to support my family through tough times. I struggled to stay present and practice mindfulness during these difficult times. In this episode, I explore what brought me to my job loss and my struggles with staying present within myself. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

[1:58] Neurological connection between mother and child 

[5:19] Becoming self aware as a person

[7:07] How the Blind Side affected me 

[10:35] Disassociating with my job loss 

[12:35] Different responses to traumatic events: fight, flight, or freeze 

[17:03] My struggle to stay present and be mindful

[24:53] 2011: spending more time with Gracie and Molly and meeting Robin

[27:22] My crumbling marriage and working at VLACS 

[29:41] Trying to support my family and falling in love with CrossFit 

[32:02] Feeling better in 2012 with my body and mind 

[34:34] Learning more about trauma, working out, and reflection

 

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