6 Simple Steps to Rebuild Your Life After Trauma

You are a survivor.

Leon Macfayden
Invisible Illness
Published in
5 min readFeb 24, 2022
Photo by Karim MANJRA on Unsplash

“Are you ok?”

It was 2004, and I had been a police officer for a few months. I was at a crime scene so horrific and unusual that it was unlikely ever to happen again. My colleague could see that I was far from ok, and yet I guarded the scene diligently for the next several hours — many of them alone.