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6Fs of Trauma Responding

One of the first steps to regulate our emotion is to understand how our body chooses to respond. There are six ways a body can respond, and for many of us we have a go-to and a backup.

For sure, most of us can recall our body feeling all six of these responding patterns, but we are most interested in the patten that is primary for our body.

Once we do understand our pattern for responding to trauma or stressful situations we can begin to recognize when that pattern of behavior is happening.