Tag Archives: pain

why do we feel better after crying – what is emotional tears?

why do we feel better after crying – Do you know why do we feel better after crying? What is emotional tears? how does it help us feel better after crying. Watch the video for more details. #science #stuffilearned #whydowefeelbetteraftercrying #emotionaltears #cry #tears #emotional #limbicsystem #autonomicnervoussystem #stresshormone #acth #leuenkephalin #enkephalin #painkiller #endorphin #emotions #sadness #happiness… Read More »

PTSD / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In this video, I break down the various elements that compose PTSD, or post traumatic stress disorder. Discussed are what PTSD is, common traumatic events that cause it, symptoms to look for, coping mechanisms, and examples that I have experienced in my childhood and military life, respectively. I recommend anyone who sees this video that… Read More »

Alcoholic? Workaholic? Sexaholic? The Real Root of Addiction Is Pain

Don’t ask why someone is addicted…. Ask why they are in pain! ⠀ According to Dr. Gabor Maté, the root of addiction is not a “broken brain” or moral failing but rather pain stemming from trauma. To truly understand what drives addiction we have to see addiction as a survival mechanism. What are we trying… Read More »

Intense processing anger, PTSD. Rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual violence.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This video is intense. I cut up a sculpture I made while I processed as I didn’t fully express the emotion of anger as emotion (intense emotions is one of my biggest triggers, usually triggering a shut down). Doing something symbolic while I… Read More »

Traditional Chinese Medicine Case Study: Stress Induced Symptoms Part 1

Part 1 of a complicated case study of female with multiple symptoms. We will try to follow her progress with treatment using diet, herbs, supplements and acupuncture. Subscribe and activate a bell to get notifications when the next episode comes out. Her list of symptoms include: migraines, endometriosis, infertility, insomnia, pain, night sweats, constipation, thyroid,… Read More »

Self-care burnout phase, sore muscles, exhausted, bipolar, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Rapid cycling on meds with less severe episodes, yet still very impairing. Filmed this for comparison with recent videos. Been in mixed mood episode (features of mania and depression). Also to say what self-care. Feeling exhausted, muscles still sore. Dropped some work.… Read More »

You Oughta Know for Valentine's Day

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My mood is elevated with mixed features in this video. The song You Oughta Know (Alanis Morisette) fitted my mood so while listening to it, I though of a quick improvised video with simple props. This song captures the anger of being… Read More »

Processing trauma and expressing emotions with colour and music. Bipolar, PTSD. Mixed features.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Last video was made earlier today. It was improvised with some simple props gathered just prior. Captures elevated mood (hypomania to mania), expressing anger and humour. Without strongly feeling the emotion of anger. I find creative expression to be therapeutic and help… Read More »

Mixed mood bipolar, processing PTSD & grief with colour. Painful muscles. Shutdown emotions.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is avoidance and shutdown presentation. When I feel emotions, they are incredibly intense which then triggers shutdown again. I have my emotions shutdown most of the time. In my last video, I expressed some controlled anger. But still seemed relatively calm outwardly.… Read More »

Exhausted, melancholy, low mixed mood bipolar, PTSD

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I have the avoidance and shutdown presentation of PTSD. When I do intense processing, my mood elevates and vice versa. What goes up must come down. In recent videos, would have seen aspects of mania for me, despite my being on… Read More »

Can you have PTSD in the bathroom when going #2?

Our GI system can trigger our emotions and create post-traumatic stress – type episodes. These episodes are very disturbing for many and often underestimated or overlooked. I tell you, what you are going through is real and you are not the only one! My mission is to bring awareness of the issue and hope you… Read More »

Flashbacks in C/PTSD: “emotional" vs. Real (See DESCRIPTION 1st! University Lecture)

Skip 36:21-44:41 (scholarly literature review). READ THE DESCRIPTION FIRST! “Emotional flashbacks” is NOT an accepted construct in clinical psychology. Second winter semester lecture to South Federal University, Rostov on Don, Russian Federation, and to the Psychology track in SIAS-CIAPS. “Emotional flashbacks” is NOT an accepted construct in clinical psychology. Flashbacks are dissociative (cut us off… Read More »