Tag Archives: healing

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 40): Glimmer of God Part 1

This song sums up my walk with PTSD. Listen and enjoy! New to your walk with God? The following pastor’s/churches have helped guide me over the years: Elevation–Steven Furtick, Lakewood—Joel Osteen, LifeChurch—Craig Groeschel, Passion City—Louie Giglio, Passion City—Ben Stuart, Gateway—Robert Morris, Billy Graham We all experience trauma in life. Trauma doesn’t discriminate. And, the effects… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 38): Authenticity is Freeing

In my own journey with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, authenticity has been freeing, especially with those closest to your fight who are “all in” in your recovery. All of us are broken in some way. Never lose sight of that…we are ALL broken. So, why is it so hard to be authentic in the midst… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 36): What Are Some of MY Triggers?

In the journey battling un-resolved trauma, PTSD and Trauma & Stressor-related disorder, triggers can be a challenging and painful aspect to navigate. Join Trevor Swenson as he discusses how triggers have impacted his journey with PTSD and what they can look like. Triggers are different for each person’s journey with PTSD. Sounds, people, smells, phone… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 35): My Medication Journey Part 2

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has had a dramatic impact on my life. Everyone’s trauma is unique, as is mine, both in origin and symptoms that I have to manage. Managing anxiety, depression, social aversion, anger, sleep disorders and hyper-vigilance can be complicated. Medication has been a journey of victories and re-tries for me. I have… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 34): My Medication Journey Part 1

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has had a dramatic impact on my life. Everyone’s trauma is unique, as is mine, both in origin and symptoms that I have to manage. Managing anxiety, depression, social aversion, anger, sleep disorders and hyper-vigilance can be complicated. Medication has been a journey of victories and re-tries for me. I have… Read More »

Do I Have Complex PTSD – 27 Signs/Symptoms

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PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 31): The Service & Therapy in My Dog (Part I)

Dogs are an amazing animal. Healing and therapeutic. Trevor Swenson discusses a few of the basics behind his service-dog-in-training Murphy. Service dogs can be trained for a vast array of disabilities to mitigate the impact of the symptoms of those suffering from the disability. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has many areas of intrusive symptoms… Read More »

#1. Triggers, Trauma, & PTSD

Sharing a little bit of my story today while also going into triggers, trauma, and PTSD. These topics are very close to my heart as I have been working through my own for years. Trigger: psychological stimulus that prompts recall of a previous traumatic experience Trauma: deeply distressing or disturbing experience PTSD: Post traumatic stress… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 29): The Importance of Vulnerability

Vulnerability and transparency were necessary for me to start healing correctly. I had to tell my whole story…to the right people. Sometimes I got it right, sometimes I got it wrong. Being vulnerable during my journey through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), has been not only a lessen in battling my trauma, it has taught… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 27): Loss of Trust, Refilling Your Slate

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma and Stressor-related Disorder and unresolved trauma can bring a very real sense of lack of trust. It happened to me. It added to my anxiety, depression, hopelessness and detracted from my quality of life. But then, I realized that, what I had initially was a huge negative obstacle, was actually… Read More »

PTSD Trauma & Stressor (Episode 26): Social Aversion and the Importance of Communication

Social aversion is an intrusive symptom of PTSD and Trauma & Stressor-related Disorder. I approach it as a very real season in my battle with PTSD. Accept it. Accept that it is a season that can grow you personally, relationally and spiritually. For me, it most definitely rooted itself in the closing gap of trust… Read More »