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The No-Self of Complex Trauma - Kay Turner

“Know Thy-Self” - “To thine own Self be true”

Easier said than done.

Complex trauma = no Self

Self never was.

How then to be true?

Complex trauma = no truth.

What truth?

Truth never formed.

Never seen or experienced.

“Be YourSelf”

Dread followed by shame. More shame. Toxic. Endless.

Complex trauma = shame.

What’s my Self?

Who am I again?

Have I ever been?

Am I?


“Love Yourself”

Please stop.

I can’t.

I have no Self.

Am I enlightened?

With no real Self.

Not helpful.

As a human. Trying to live as me.


"I am a teacher, facilitator, researcher and writer. I facilitate individual, collective and institutional evolution through education, embodiment and creativity, and the amalgamation of metacognition, intuition and instinct, unifying the mundane and sacred."

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