A Book to Read and Love: The Body Keeps Score - Bessel van der Kolk

 


A short summary of The Body Keeps Score:

How trauma affects our bodies and how we can treat it.

My favorite quote from the book:

"As long as you keep secrets and suppress information, you are fundamentally at war with yourself"


Questions to ponder while reading The Body Keeps Score:

What has scared you?

How do you confront your pain?

My thoughts about the book:

An in-depth look at the bodily effects of emotional trauma.

Recognizes the mind-body link.

Easy to read and informative.