How Can Trauma Promote Growth?

Many people have heard of post-traumatic stress (PTS), a normal response to an abnormal event, but not many recognize the struggles and hardships of trauma also can mean opportunities for growth. The experiences of loss and trauma are part of life. Post-traumatic growth (PTG) means many who experience trauma can come out stronger as a consequence. That is, you find a “new normal” that’s different in a positive way.