How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth

How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth

post traumatic growth

I’m thrilled to write for the widely read, popular and inspirational site, Tiny Buddha. The subject of growth as an outcome of pain is near and dear to me as it encompasses my meaningful work in supporting people through grief and loss, and eventually in rebuilding their lives; and in the personal journey I have been on as well.

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places.” ~Hemingway

We all know of post-traumatic stress (PTS) but how many of us know of post-traumatic growth (PTG), a very hopeful and attainable way of life beyond the loss, adversity, and trauma we’ve experienced? It’s a term that was coined in the 1990s and is becoming more popular now as positive psychology and the specific area of resiliency-building have gained momentum in our society.

What is post-traumatic growth? It’s positive change and growth that comes about as a result of an adversity or loss. It is channeling our pain into something positive.

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4 thoughts on “How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth

  1. thanks for this post

  2. Harriet says:

    Hello Carrajero, Welcome and thanks for your comment here. Hope it resonated with you.

  3. Great content! thanks for the post!

  4. Harriet says:

    Hello Aguadulce, Glad you like.

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