The trauma from success
Last updated 10/19/2017 at Noon
Things are going great for you. After years of working towards your education (wedding day, writing a book, completing a marathon, etc.) you reached that goal and it’s off your to do list. Yet, after weeks of freedom from that activity you’re at the very least sad most of your days.
So just maybe your recent successful accomplishment might be your problem? You might ask; “Have I entered into the area of having to deal with trauma of success?” Now this sounds like an oxymoron, does it not?
Throughout my 30-plus-years of behavioral health work I have heard, but I didn’t realize wh...