Link

I am always looking for others that are sharing information about CPTSD/PTSD.  One of the blogs I found from Facebook has some great information.  I am reading more and more of the pages and Lilly Hope Lucario is web page I feel I can recommend.  Nice thing about read different pages is you get different…

Misunderstandings

Two articles were brought to my attention, both discussing mental health/depression myths. http://lifehacker.com/the-misconceptions-about-mental-illness-we-need-to-unle-1711647132 “Mental Health Problems Last Forever” “Only Violent or Unstable People Have Mental Health Problems” “You Can’t Handle Relationships” “You Can Just Snap Out of It” “Treatment Is a Waste of Time” or worse, “Only weaklings seek counseling.” All of these are misunderstandings…

PTSD Resource

Many links, lots of information.  Post 9/11, PTSD became a part of a larger culture as people were traumatized watching the suffering of others.  A pivotal time that literally changed the views of everyone.  It rocked the world and opened discussion of how to treat those that suffer from witnessing traumatic events.  I haven’t explored…

Battle of the mind

In some situations, there are limits I can’t change.  There are problems I can’t fix.  There are choices by other people, I can do nothing about.  If I sleep more, the nightmares will come, not perhaps, not maybe but come without fail.  If I work my self to exhaustion, my body will collapse, it does…

Can’t let go

I had no memories from my childhood.  In a way I let it go but I still had PTSD response with no understanding as to why I reacted this way.  It was difficult in counseling when my counselor asked me about my past.  I chirped, “We went to the park, we went to the zoo.” …

Break the Silence

My Facebook buddies posted this one…it is an overview that some may find helpful.  If you enjoy a facebook account, click on PTSD Break the silence and like their page.   PTSD Break The Silence Frequently Asked Questions about PTSD By HAROLD COHEN, PH.D. Is the cause of PTSD simply a traumatic event? Although PTSD…