Tag Archives: Emotions

6 Things Unhealed Trauma Makes Us Do

Trauma can be a very difficult thing to deal with because it makes us feel overwhelmed and helpless. Have you ever had a traumatic experience before? Trauma is more than just life-or-death situations. Aside from all the accidents and natural disasters we see on the news, trauma can come from experiences of violence, bullying, assault,… Read More »

Euthanasia, suffering, disability, trauma, PTSD, avoidance, triggers.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder. Have also had some other very painful conditions & injuries. I have suffered extreme physical and pyschological distress and I consider extreme pyschological distress to be worse than extreme physical pain that morphine didn’t take the edge… Read More »

5 Ways Unhealed Trauma Affects Us

Unhealed trauma can affect our brain and lives in many ways and unfortunately will not die down on its own. After a traumatic event, it is important to work on the necessary healing from our emotional trauma. But before we can heal, we have to be aware of how our trauma is affecting us so… Read More »

Living with post traumatic stress disorder

Download here. https://www.amazon.com/Learning-Re-connect-Pieces-Life-Shattered-ebook/dp/B00J6DC4CO Inspirational quotes and positive strategies to make it through each day. Looking at the main destructive components of PTSD, you will be shown simple but effective techniques and strategies on how to reclaim each piece that PTSD has so ruthlessly taken from you or a loved one. You will be guided and… Read More »

Imperfection is beautiful. Music reaches emotions shut down by trauma.

My name is Xanthe Wyse & I have been diagnosed with complex trauma (bipolar 1 disorder & post-traumatic stress disorder – PTSD). Also still mildly affected by social anxiety disorder which was severe when I was younger. In this video I sang Rainbow Connection after doing a run through on my own singing along to… Read More »

The Social Emotional Ripple Effects of a Pandemic | Episode 3: PTSD

Dr. Ashok Bhattacharya from Oakville’s Empathy Clinic discusses PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – a specialization in his psychiatry practice. During the Covid19 Pandemic we shed light on the importance of understanding PTSD. Watch for a simple demonstration on what someone in your circle if not you may be facing. Source: Youtube

Improvising art with music to process trauma and emotions. PTSD, bipolar.

My name is Xanthe Wyse & I vlog about mental health and my creative process. In this video, I am now out of being nearly fully shutdown (which I showed some of in recent videos) and am back to my ‘normal’ (after migraines also). My brain is happily making links and connections and I feel… Read More »

Anxiety, avoidance, self-care, avoiding emotions, sadness, bipolar, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse & I vlog about my experiences with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder and the symptoms that go with them such as anxiety, avoidance and panic attacks. I am no longer manic but my mood is currently mixed (some features of elevated mood and some features of low… Read More »

How to Reduce the Risk of PTSD in the Workplace | Darlene Illi | TEDxBearCreekPark

Reducing the risk of PTSD in your workplace can start with a plan. “Don’t wait until it is too late” says Darlene Illi, a 911 Operator for 20 years. In her talk about how preventing the pain of PTSD is far easier than treating the trauma, Darlene shares her P.L.A.N. to help us manage daily… Read More »

Synchronicity painting in progress. Dancing painting to Maniac with bipolar mania processing PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I have been posting some videos of my progress with painting Synchronicity. It is completely improvised & I listen to music that fits my mood. My mood is currently elevated (been getting mania symptoms so have… Read More »

Bipolar hypomania with shutdown emotions from PTSD. Anger with elevated moods.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder (on meds), post-traumatic stress disorder (in therapy) and social anxiety disorder. I am hypomanic in this video and also recent videos. I am also sedated in this video as I was starting to go manic past few days. I have been having… Read More »

Music changes mood, allows emotional expression without distress. PTSD, bipolar, depression.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been sharing some of my journey of how I gently process trauma, grief and stuck emotions. I use music, movement and creative expression. My trauma psychologist agrees that I have done most of the processing on my own. Along the way, created art that people find interesting. I… Read More »