“learned helplessness” is a debilitating side effect of experienced oppression. In many, the freeze response includes disengagement from life—an intentional separation from anger, power, and movement.

“learned helplessness” is a debilitating side effect of experienced oppression. In many, the freeze response includes disengagement from life—an intentional separation from anger, power, and movement.

Learned helplessness is behavior typical of a human or non-human animal that has endured repeated painful or otherwise aversive stimuli which it was unable to escape or avoid. After such experience, the organism often fails to learn escape or avoidance in new situations where such behavior would be effective. In other words, the organism learned that it is helpless in aversive situations, that it has lost control, and so it gives up trying. is the view that clinical depression and related…

Learned helplessness is behavior typical of a human or non-human animal that has endured repeated painful or otherwise aversive stimuli which it was unable to escape or avoid. After such experience, the organism often fails to learn escape or avoidance in new situations where such behavior would be effective. In other words, the organism learned that it is helpless in aversive situations, that it has lost control, and so it gives up trying. is the view that clinical depression and related…

Feeling Powerless; Overcoming Learned Helplessness

Feeling Powerless; Overcoming Learned Helplessness

Learned helplessness is a feeling of having no control over a situation and being powerless to finding a solution that can change their fearful, painful or limiting position(s).

A sense of self-oppression often accompanies complex trauma. This "freeze" state ostensibly protects us, but it can also keep us from moving forward.

A sense of self-oppression often accompanies complex trauma. This "freeze" state ostensibly protects us, but it can also keep us from moving forward.

Learned Helplessness: What It Is and How to Overcome It

Learned Helplessness: What It Is and How to Overcome It

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Growth mindset vs fixed mindset @mtechman @langwitches @karlyb @rockourworld @Braddo @rebezuniga @jmattmiller

Learned helplessness occurs when an animal is repeatedly subjected to an aversive stimulus that it cannot escape.

What Causes Learned Helplessness?

Learned helplessness occurs when an animal is repeatedly subjected to an aversive stimulus that it cannot escape.

The Narcissist's Child: Unlearning your Learned Helplessness

The Narcissist's Child: Unlearning your Learned Helplessness

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