Tag Archives: post traumatic stress disorder military

PTSD Stressors for VA Benefits Explained

Service connection claims for PTSD VA benefits require that a stressor be verified in order to be granted. Today, we discuss PTSD stressors, special VA rules surrounding service connection, how to verify your stressor for Veterans disability benefits, and special considerations and common errors to keep in mind when claiming post-traumatic stress disorder. For a… Read More »

Eye Movement To Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

Although sometimes these may seem a little strange give them a try. It’s only a short period of time and you gain massive amounts of relief. With the eyes closed remember to feel the emotion of the even and move the eyes from left to right. For each one of these techniques make sure to… Read More »

Ball Toss To Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

The ball toss you can actually do with any object. At least with things that won’t break on the ground if you drop them like eggs. Keys, rolled up sock, rock or anything that can be tossed between your hands safely. This video was a long time ago, we winged it the best we could.… Read More »

Reversing Bad Dreams, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

I have used this one many times. I have also used it with my son, the first time is when he was 6 years old. Occasionally we watches some scary movies and I walk him through this when he wakes up at night or in the morning. It has worked every time. Stress, Anxiety, Post… Read More »

Rhythm We All Have Some Type. Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

Rhythm, some of us have it and some of us need to practice at it. Either way it can be very helpful when working on reducing the excess amounts of stress and anxiety you may be having. For each one of these techniques make sure to check the scale from 1 to 10 to see… Read More »

A Memory To Laugh At To Combat Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

Yes, let’s laugh. Find something to laugh at. If you feel uncomfortable laughing in front of people maybe close yourself in the bathroom or closet and laugh. Hey and if somebody laughs at you while you are laughing then laugh at them for laughing at you. There are times when you shouldn’t take anything that… Read More »

About Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

Learning if you’re stressed or anxious can be helpful. Learning many techniques can be beneficial since one technique may work for a stressful situation while another works better when you are more anxious. It’s best to find the technique that works for you. This way you can pick and choose what you want to use.… Read More »

The Expanding Ball, Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

I first saw this idea from Karl Smith, you can check out his channel in the link below. I think this is a good representation of what could happen through a normal day in somebodies life. You don’t want to stay stressed out all the time. Find a way to release that stress in a… Read More »

Don’t Talk About It: Stress, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Whatever You Call It

Some people talk about their problems and never get anything done to help solve them. I don’t know if it’s because they like the attention given to them or maybe they feel like they have something in common with somebody else, I really don’t know. I don’t want to have to talk about an event… Read More »

My PTSD Journey in the Zequenz 360 Journal – Part 11 of 12

Welcome to Part 11 of my journey as a PTSD outpatient, with the daily journal that’s along for the ride. I had a traumatic experience many years ago. I pushed it so far in the back of my mind, that I thought I could make it like it never happened. I was successful for a… Read More »

My PTSD Journey in the Zequenz 360 Journal – Part 10 of 12

Welcome to Part 10 of my journey as a PTSD outpatient, with the daily journal that’s along for the ride. I had a traumatic experience many years ago. I pushed it so far in the back of my mind, that I thought I could make it like it never happened. I was successful for a… Read More »

My PTSD Journey in the Zequenz 360 Journal – Part 9 of 12

Welcome to Part 9 of my journey as a PTSD outpatient, with the daily journal that’s along for the ride. I had a traumatic experience many years ago. I pushed it so far in the back of my mind, that I thought I could make it like it never happened. I was successful for a… Read More »