Marriage and Family Therapist and trauma survivor Tamara Ridge discusses a simple exercise that will empower you to reduce your responses to PTSD triggers and improve your mental health. In just 15 minutes a day, you can reduce your body’s reactivity so you can remain calm and deal with triggers before you are overcome by them. Practice this daily and see what happens. Can’t wait to find out how it works for you!
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One of the big challenges for adults who suffered childhood trauma includes difficulty sleeping.
Here are Tamara’s recommendations for improving sleep:
I was surprised how much a Weighted Blanket like this one helped me sleep. It just felt like an all over hug and imparts a sense of security that helps me fall asleep and sleep better: https://amzn.to/3rr8lgO
These natural sleep remedies help me stay asleep through the night. I struggle with restless legs and the passion flower/valerian root combination really calms them down for me so I can rest:
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Childhood trauma and the stresses that come afterward often lead to magnesium deficiency (most Americans are already magnesium deficient, according to research). Luckily, magnesium absorbs into the skin and a nice warm – not hot – soak for 20 minutes before bed can create calm in the body and enhance sleep. This soak is high grade and well absorbed: https://amzn.to/3rohkPY
The Magnesium Miracle by Carolyn Dean, M.D. For understanding how stress contributes to Magnesium deficiency and what to do about it: https://amzn.to/3coF8z6
Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson: https://amzn.to/3fhYjwk
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