10 Inspirational Quotes From The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma is Bessel van der Kolk’s book on the complex effects of trauma, and scientifically informed approaches to overcoming it. It’s one of the best books I’ve read recently. Here are some of my favorite excerpts. I hope they move you as much as they moved me.

  1. “For a hundred years or more, every textbook of psychology and psychotherapy has advised that some method of talking about distressing…