Black hole survival

    The Black Hole/Pit is like quicksand. The more you struggle, the worse it gets. The key is to “float”. Clear your mind and relax your body by learning and practicing Mindfulness. Concentrate on your breathing and body sensations. Allow your feelings to “pass through you and around you” without judgement, without reaction. This…

Explaining Stuck

I keep doing research and reading what others write about the challenges of PTSD.  One of the more perplexing terms used by counselors is the explanation that I am ‘Stuck.’  Well great, what does it mean and how do I get unstuck?  I imagined myself ‘stuck’ in quicksand, the more I struggled the more ‘stuck’…

Your Own Thinking

I get concerned when I read the posts on Facebook that lament that there is no cure for PTSD.  They share feelings of being stuck.  Crippled for life.  Unable to move forward.  In my opinion there are many things that have no cure but it is my attitude and how I approach the situation that…