As one with PTSD, the words in this quote can be so hard to live by, especially when the throes of a bad episode. Still, it is my opinion that these words need to be repeated each day as often as needed to help us remember just what powers do control our being.
Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now; thus, what power does the past have? Tolle
My friends, keep these words in mind as you go through your daily journeys on your return to a healed state. We are all human, no matter what dehumanizing treatment we have experienced. It just takes some of us longer to get back to that point. God bless.