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Emotional "numbing" -- a symptom that is shared by all the anxiety disorders -- whereby the person feels detached from reality and emotion is blunted concerning it. This has been linked with different neural responses to trauma reminders. People who use MDMA describe it as inducing euphoria and decreasing fear, but also report remaining clear headed and alert, unlike after using other drugs and alcohol. The name "Gift From Within" represents the Gift we give ourselves when we begin on the road to healing.

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