Shake it

Oh wow…I’ve always fought the shaky feeling I sometimes get after extreme stress is over.  I learned from another Facebook PTSD person about TRE®  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WReAjA7Nx4M I experienced this for years.  I didn’t know that people are now trying to shake off tension on purpose.  I had an opportunity to try it this week.  I was…

How one sees anxiety

Sometimes it helps to see another person’s view of anxiety.  It may not be your view.  You may experience it differently, however sometimes it is a relief to know that some of your perspectives are shared by someone else.   Love What Matters “To the man whose wife or partner has anxiety,You might have heard…

Self-care vs Selfish

***********Trigger warning*************  written specifically for those with a strong Christian background.   I was taught methodically and purposefully to neglect myself, to serve others, and self-care was being selfish.  Lies upon lies.  Martyrs come in all shapes and sizes.  Putting a cause, others, and anything else before yourself is foolish at best and down right…

Change hyper-vigilance

To something deeper, discernment. I follow Lilly Hope Lucario on Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD A journey to healing from complex trauma.  The article I read is about turning hyper-vigilance into discernment. This is her link:  https://healingfromcomplextraumaandptsd.wordpress.com/2016/09/11/turning-hypervigilance-into-discernment-is-healing-lilly-hope-lucario/ For many people this is a sticky area because discernment has to do with judgement. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/discernment dis·cern·ment (dĭ-sûrn′mənt)…