Healing and Change

I’ve worked on improving myself for years.  I tried and failed many ways of learning to live.  I recognized very early in my teens that there was something odd about me but I was always the way I was, I didn’t know where to start.  In counseling, I started a focused concentrated healing.  I learned…

Year End

Reviewing life at the end of the year, between Christmas and New Year is an ideal time for me to think about what happened this past year.  It is easy to get bogged down in the crumby stuff, the conversations that turned ugly, fears that got the upper hand, and generally a beat-myself-up session can…

How can I help?

As Christmas nears for some with PTSD symptoms worsen.  I am sorry to say that major holidays are often triggers for a person with ptsd.  I found a resource that I think is fairly good.  I haven’t read everything on every link but I read the page listed here and there are some great tips:…

Emotional Spike

Happy Holidays Merry Christmas Happy New Year Happy Merry Happy merry happy miserable……….. Tis’ the season of unreasonable expectations, feelings of loss, grieving for those that are no longer around, wishing Heavenly loved ones could be here and recognizing that the tears on my face are not tears of joy but instead deep feelings of…

Silly Saturday plus…

Originally posted on The Project: Me by Judy:
This was posted on FB, and I posted it here, recently. However, with this being the last weekend before Christmas, I thought it appropriate: More importantly, with how the reason for the season has been largely forgotten or shunned, I thought this was a good reminder. Thanks…

Research

I first started doing my own research years ago…I do mean years ago.  Shortly after I was married, my husband challenged me as to what I could learn if I didn’t have the restriction of school.  For over 35 years I researched lots of different subjects.  I learned how to sew from a book, how…

Mist in the desert

Thriving, illusive as mist in the desert.  I struggled with depression and physical health problems for as long as I can remember.  It seems to be my challenge in life.  When I started counseling I was at rock bottom.  I was out of options.  I was miserable, terrified, and convinced I could not ‘fix’ what…