Tag Archives: addiction

Are You RE-Traumatizing Yourself? 16 Self-Defeating Behaviors Common with Childhood PTSD.

Part of the damage from abuse and neglect in childhood is what actually happened when we were kids. But a significant part of the problem today comes from what I call “Inside Traumas.” These are self-defeating behaviors that are common to people who are frequently in a state of dysregulation. They start as an innocent… Read More »

#30DaysOfMHP Day 01

#30DaysOfMHP Day 01 I’ve been inspired by Simon, to jump on the #MentalHealth bus and share my experiences in order to educate [some of] you guys…plus help others find their voice, if they wish to. 30 Days! What will we cover? 🔸Chronic Anxiety 🔸Depression 🔸Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 🔸Dissociative Disorder 🔸Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder 🔸Intrusive Thoughts 🔸Suicidal… Read More »

Addiction: Burnout, Anxiety, Depression and PTSD

This video I face my weekend of relapse drinking following a year from hell; my diagnosis of burnout, addiction, anxiety, depression and PTSD. This is my journey to self awareness and understanding of what has happened to me. Encouraging others to share their experiences. Please subscribe to my channel: https://bit.ly/2SxUsA1 ____________ Calling out to all… Read More »

Can you process a trauma that you don't remember?

One of the more common confusions is how one heals a trauma, or a lifetime of traumas, when there is ZERO memory of it, or them. In this vlog I get into this. The key is working with the body, the somatic self, and also with the survival stress. Enjoy! RESOURCES MENTIONED: ARTICLE: 9 Common… Read More »

Addiction Treatment for Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel | JourneyPure

Click the link for a free guide to navigating addiction treatment for a friend or family member: Military and Addiction Treatment Substance abuse in the military—both among veterans and active duty military personnel—is a growing problem in the U.S. As soldiers return home from deployment, many suffer physical and mental health issues including Injury, combat… Read More »

On safe drug usage and the benefits of legalisation

Take a shot every time I say the word drugs. DISCLAIMER: I am not advocating for drug usage in any way, this video is purely educational. I am very vocal about the benefits of safe drug usage and drug legalisation so I have made a video about it. Here are some useful links about things… Read More »

What is Post Traumatic Growth

See the whole interview- http://bit.ly/PostTGrowth PTSD isn’t the only option. Did you know, some people experience Post Traumatic Growth instead? Listen to Monica Smith explain what PTG is and who experiences it. See the whole interview and download the FREE worksheet for cultivating PTG at: http://bit.ly/PostTGrowth #PTSD #PostTraumaticGrowth #ThrivinginYOURrecovery #AddictionRecovery #GarretBiss #ALifeUnchained Garret B. Biss… Read More »

Choices After Trauma

Written by a Clinical Psychologist and a survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Trauma Recovery: Sessions with Dr. Matt is a book that helps victims take the actions that lead from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to post-traumatic growth. Stories of finding resilience are told about seven individuals who have been stuck in PTSD but learn from… Read More »

In Recovery From PTSD and Anxiety (Hawaii Storytellers)

Anisa Wiseman, Program Manager of NAMI Hawaii State since 2017, shares how she is successfully living in recovery from PTSD and anxiety and having family members with addiction disorder and serious mental illness. Honolulu Civil Beat, in partnership with Hawaii Arts Alliance, Mental Health America of Hawaii and Waiwai Collective, bring you Hawaii Storytellers: Understanding… Read More »

Trauma and addiction

Untreated trauma can contribute to addiction. In this video Linda Hill, a senior psychotherapist at Castle Craig Hospital, describes the effect of trauma on the brain. Castle Craig Hospital is one of the few rehab clinics in UK that offers trauma therapy to patients. In trauma therapy, people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are taught… Read More »

FOT – Recognizing PTSD, Mental Health in EMS, mental health benefits of essential oils & terpenes

Flight of Thoughts, Episode 14 of the podcast features Derek Davis, an Advanced Care Paramedic who is hitting 15 years of experience in EMS. He takes us through several topics that all connect to mental & physical health and wellness. Derek elaborates on the struggles he has faced as a paramedic and his journey to… Read More »

The SHINNy SHOw – Sparring with Ryan & Talking PTSD: Episode 10

Hi kids, it’s SHINNy from the SHINNySHOwLIVe! Episode 10 Here’s the latest behind-the-scenes episode and this time I’m sparring with my mate Ryan. He’s ex-military and there’s a powerful message in this one about PTSD. The stats speak for themselves on the number of ex-servicemen suffering from PTSD and it’s time we started recognising the… Read More »