PTSD from Trauma – Triggers, Flashbacks, & Dissociation

It took me a while to realize that some of the things I was experiencing were related to #PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) due to extended, repeated experiences of relational trauma as the wife of someone struggling with addiction. It has been incredibly helpful for me to hear other people’s experiences as I’ve processed everything,… Read More »

You Can't Avoid PTSD Triggers All the Time

You can avoid PTSD triggers much of the time, but not always. Some situations are too important to miss despite your desire to avoid PTSD triggers. Here’s how I dealt with such a time. Visit http://www.HealthyPlace.com for Trusted Mental Health Information You Can’t Always Avoid PTSD Triggers: Here’s One Way to Cope | http://bit.ly/2gh2qvY Trauma!… Read More »

Working on avoiding triggering PTSD and PTSD triggers flashbacks

Living with PTSD a.k.a. post-traumatic stress disorder is pretty difficult. Most people associate PTSD with members of the military but anyone can actually get it if they experience a traumatic event. We can be triggered by a smell, a sound, or even location. It’s a terrible mental illness that impairs our ability to function and… Read More »

How PTSD/Trauma can be healed *Possible triggers*

For a long time people with PTSD have been told they will never get over their traumatic memories. Can be controlled by medication and years of therapy. Trauma therapy has progressed greatly beyond counselling and medication. New neuro-science can show how traumatic memories are encoded in the limbic system. Psycho-sensory techniques can break the chemical/electrical… Read More »

Triggers- How to stop being triggered by stuff-(PTSD)

Triggers-Also known as “Paired Associations” in psychology are when our brain links an object or event with the flight fight freeze response. Triggers often come as a result of trauma and are associated with PTSD. They can be quite strong reactions and often lead to the one thing that makes them worse-avoidance. In this video… Read More »

Unf*ck Your Brain: Using Science to Get over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers

Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to the full audiobook Unf*ck Your Brain: Using Science to Get over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers, free at our library. A no-nonsense and helpful guide on how to cope with a slew of mental-health issues that are hell-bent on ruining the lives of millions of people worldwide… Read More »

Dealing w/ PTSD| PTSD TRIGGERS VS. RACISM

Sometimes we have gilt about what might trigger us when we have PTSD.. I’ve in the best case scenario when we have a partner that is knowledgeable about ptsd and is understandable and patient.. We’ll get upset with our selves for having all these negative feelings.. Cuz we know it not of partner that way… Read More »