Imagine that, you are

Imagine that, you are attacked by a bear, and you survive. 

In the weeks that follow, your attention will shift from focusing on the things in front of you to scanning for dangers all around you. 

Now imagine that, just as you start to feel safe, you are attacked by a bear again. You will then flip into a state called “hypervigilance,” where you are constantly scanning for risks, and find it impossible to focus on reading.

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