Tag Archives: sexual assault

PTSD || Mental Health Monday || Lets Talk

I talk about PTSD and the effects it has on peoples lives both those suffering and their loved ones. the time stamp : 02:57 If YOU need to talk Send me an email Helplines: (UK) Samaritans – 116 123 (USA) Suicide Prevention – 1-800-273-8255 (Aus) Life Line – 13 11 14 (UK) Domestic Abuse –… Read More »

US Army asks 'How has serving impacted you?', responses go viral

The responses to the US Army’s question asking how serving in the military impacted people’s lives have gone viral. The responses highlighted the issues of post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide and sexual assault, among others. “We’re mindful of the fact that we’ve to take care of those who came back home with scars we can’t see,”… Read More »

The Worst PTSD Flashback Of My Life

Two days ago, I experienced the worst PTSD flashback of my life. It was of an intensity that far exceeded anything that I have ever experienced before in my life. I share this with you as a way to share the realities of mental illness, thus working on reducing the stigma and enabling people to… Read More »

PTSD Symptoms After My Sexual Assault and How I Deal with Them

Over 15 years ago, I was sexually assaulted. The worst part of this was the PTSD I had to deal with. It sucks, totally. But there is so much we can do about it, and so much I do to take my power back. This is the story of my PTSD symptoms after I was… Read More »

NONE of us can afford to ignore PTSD

When we think of PTSD, the obvious image that comes to mind is the solider back from war yet PTSD is an extricable part of all our lives. Watch this video to learn more Shaili Jain, M.D. is a psychiatrist and PTSD specialist and currently serves as the Medical Director for Integrated Care at the… Read More »

Dealing w/ PTSD| PTSD TRIGGERS VS. RACISM

Sometimes we have gilt about what might trigger us when we have PTSD.. I’ve in the best case scenario when we have a partner that is knowledgeable about ptsd and is understandable and patient.. We’ll get upset with our selves for having all these negative feelings.. Cuz we know it not of partner that way… Read More »

"Take Another Puff" by Shaun Schipper

“Take Another Puff” original song By Shaun Schipper. This is a song about someone who has a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder which a lot of people have. There are many situations that can trigger this, such as war, sexual assault, physical abuse, horrific accidents and so many other traumatic events. Take Another Puff Shaun Schipper ©… Read More »

PTSD & flashbacks

**TRIGGER WARNING** Talk about my week and why it so hard.. also talk about what happen to me (date rape, non-consensual sex, Victim blaming, Death/loss) music: Sans Nom-Self Obsessed My Links BLOG http://destinysomeone.blogspot.com FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/DestinySomeone TUMBLR http://destinysomeone.tumblr.com/ YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/c/DestinySomeone TWITTER https://twitter.com/Destinysomeone GOOGLE+ https://www.google.com/+DestinySomeone SKYPE ask me in a private message (if you already have it… Read More »

Trauma Recovery: Real Talk About Life in the Aftermath (PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, and more)

Welcome to real talk about recovering from when life throws its worst at you: life after trauma. You’ll find frank discussion about my life living with PTSD, depression, anxiety, and my experiences healing from sexual assault, domestic violence, emotional abuse, and natural disasters. Welcome to Trauma Talk! I release videos every other day dealing with… Read More »

The Freeze Response and Sexual Assault- How to turn it off!?

Many people have heard of the “Fight or Flight response” but fewer have heard of “The Freeze response” and for many people that just seems like a fancy word for doing nothing, but “The Freeze Response” is much, much more than inaction, it’s your brain’s most desperate attempt to survive in the face of an… Read More »