Prepare for Fireworks

If you live in the United States, July 4th is a fireworks holiday.  How can a person with PTSD prepare for the day? Accept that the sound of fireworks is triggering.  If possible, go to a place where fireworks are not allowed. Other coping ideas: Ear plugs, stay in doors, head phones that can block…

Fun Fireworks

For many with PTSD Fireworks are a nightmare come to life again.  July 4 is a night to endure.  Fortunately, fireworks is not one of my triggers.  I take out my hearing aides and I can barely hear them.  If you hate all things fireworks….skip the rest of this post.  For those that would like…