Identifying Your Triggers

A few days ago, one of the members of the SoulSisterhood shared an image from the Gottman Institute and I fell in love with their stuff. They have some really insightful, wonderful information on their social media accounts and on their website. They were also sweet enough to give me permission to re-create this image about feelings and identifying triggers. Let’s talk about feelings and identifying your triggers. A trigger is something that sets off an emotional reaction in the form of a memory or flashback related to trauma. Raised voices might trigger a memory of childhood abuse. The smell of beer might trigger a memory of feeling unsafe around a parent who was drinking. Hearing certain words or phrases might remind you of an abusive ex. Some of the triggers may not even make sense to anyone but you. Everyone is different. For the longest time, the sound of…

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