Tag Archives: hyperarousal

Confident dance – bipolar elevated mood after triggered PTSD. Mania attitude & hypoarousal.

TW: sex toy My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. My mood has been hypomanic lately and starting to go into mania so I have had a temporarily medication adjustment after this video to help calm things down as the intense energy… Read More »

Dancing out the hyperarousal energy from triggered with PTSD. Otherwise will turn into anxiety.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. My hyperarousal energy levels are very high in this video as in the previous video I talked about some a very triggering topic (religious extremism, control, abuse). I danced for a bit, changed into a red… Read More »

Processing PTSD Triggers – religious extremism, control, abuse as trauma triggers (swear a lot)

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I may look relatively calm on the outside with the video, but my hyperarousal internally is elevated. This is how PTSD can affect me. I am caught between shutdown and hyperarousal here (which turns into anxiety… Read More »

Triggered PTSD – movement helps discharge hyperarousal energy & reduce anxiety

TW: mention of rape My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I use music and movement to help me discharge the hyperarousal energy when triggered with PTSD. I usually have shutdowns with PTSD, but sometimes I also go into fight/flight. Vigorous movement (usually… Read More »

PTSD. Didn't ask for it. Processing trauma with improvised dance. Post-traumatic stress disorder.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder (type 1) & post-traumatic stress disorder (mainly shutdowns). Previous video I wrote lyrics to the song, You Oughta Know by Alanis Morisette on an old vinyl record. Still filled with hyperarousal energy so I danced it off. I can hear the music but… Read More »

PTSD. Processing anger without feeling the emotion of anger. Post-traumatic stress disorder.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder (type 1) & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My presentation of PTSD is mainly avoidance and shutdowns. Including shutting down intense emotions, especially anger as intense emotions are triggering for me. I am seeing a trauma psychologist finally for PTSD I have had for… Read More »

What it's like to be Triggered – PTSD

This video is for educational purposes only. This is an example of what it’s like to be triggered when you have PTSD. In this clip a woman who was kidnapped is triggered when talking about her kidnapping. She is obviously still raw, zoning out. After getting into the courthouse elevator she thinks her kidnapper, Lewis,… Read More »

Can CBT-I be adapted to support individuals with insomnia and PTSD?

CBT-I expert, Colleen Carney, answers a question about adaptation of CBT for comorbidities like PTSD. Spend 2 days with Colleen Carney in Toronto. Learn more at www.leadingedgeseminars.org Source: Youtube