Thank you Readers

It is official as of this morning, I now have over 200 followers.  I want to thank you for reading, caring, sharing, and replying to my posts.  This is an awesome undertaking and your encouragement and kind comments keep me going.  (Unkind comments are deleted, just so you know.)  PTSD is ever present but I…

Always messing up

I feel like these two go hand-in-hand.  Rarely do you see one without the other.  Abusers do their fair share of convincing their victims all bad things are the victims fault.  A steady diet of blame the victim eventually the victim believes they are the ones that are the problem.   4. “I always feel…

Your Life Matters

I’ve joined a PTSD Facebook page.  This was one of the ideas to help remind yourself for self-protection.  Ashley kindly gave me permission to share. Thank you Ashley I put on some dollar store temporary tattoos to help keep me safe tonight. I’ve had the worst weekend due to the holiday and have an extensive…

Relationships

I believe that every person with PTSD or not had difficulties with relationships because we are human.  We don’t see things the same way.  We don’t respond to stress in the same way. We all have different expectations.  However, PTSD and trauma can add layers of difficulty that can be difficult to cut through.  Me…

Power of Nudge

Radical changes fail about 99% of the time for me.  My counselor taught me the power of nudge.  If you watch motivational speeches you may listen to the difference between good and great is one degree.  The difference between hot water and boiling water is one degree.  Look through several of the videos and recognized…