Shame is the major reason that keeps a lot of “Sexual Assault Survivors” in silent. Often many survivors think that it is their faults to what have happened to them and they choose not to speak up because of the shame they carry.
Today, I would like to talk about how shame developed and three ways to develop shame resilience.
Brain structure building is a continuous and complex process, which began before we were born. During the first few years of our lives, billions of neurons transmit and exchange electric signals to form different circuits and connections. Our experience and environment will also affect the development of our circuits and connections.
Today I want to talk about our brain structure and the famous “Amygdala”, it is the alarm that triggers the “Fight and flight” response.