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…

Happy Holidays Be prepared

I hope everyone is having a Happy Thanksgiving both here in the United States and any where else that celebrates a day of gratitude.  The celebration started with the Pilgrims and the Indians helping each other through a tough growing season and working together.  Sadly the relationship between immigrants and natives went down hill after…