Tag Archives: survivor

Surviving The Holidays – PTSD

Surviving The Holidays. Those of us with PTSD / Complex PTSD don’t look forward to the holidays. It’s a stressful time and many times very depressing. Having to be around people who might be the main cause of our traumas. In this video, I share some helpful ways to get through the holidays. Subscribe https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgzckT7S2Q8SxfFXLrxKQ7w?sub_confirmation=1… Read More »

ASMR Boyfriend Roleplay – Comfort for PTSD (M4A)

You’re watching a movie with your boyfriend when suddenly things take a darker turn… This video was a request from one of my subscribers. I hope I did service with this. Personally, I wanted to avoid making it sound too much like my panic attack video, and I did try to conduct my research, but… Read More »

An Unlawful Killing, 18 years of PTSD and deep depression.

In 2001 i witnessed a manslaughter/murder in southern Spain, it has haunted me ever since, during the incident the victims bike was sent flying towards my face, in that split second I became at peace knowing I was about to die, it missed me but I have felt different ever since, here is my story.… Read More »

Creativity, bipolar, PTSD, memory, meaningful coincidences

I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. I either shut down or go ‘high’ with trauma triggers. I am currently in a hypomanic episode. My talking fast is called ‘pressure of speech’ and my wanting to jump from one thing to the other is called ‘flight of ideas.’ I have… Read More »

Survivor with bipolar and PTSD. Symbolism in art and music.

I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. I am still under the influence of sedation in this video (had a 2 hour sleep and the sedation has not completely worn off). I started a painting in the early hours of the morning waiting for sedation to take effect. It is currently… Read More »

Survivor Leadership – Samantha Fuentes

On February 14, 2018 a gunman wielding an AR-15 entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and fired on students, faculty, and staff. Seventeen people lost their lives and many others were wounded. Samantha Fuentes was amongst the injured in the Parkland tragedy, and while fortunate to be alive, her body and life changed forever. She… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress and Growth

Annette L. Stanton, PhD, from the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles discusses finding benefit and meaning, true priorities, as well as enhanced personal relationships, as a cancer survivor, with Ken Miller, MD, a medical oncologist and volunteer at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Visit us at http://www.lls.org/ Source: Youtube

Robyn's Story

Please read the full description if you are triggered by any of the following themes. This is a flashcard story of my past. It includes themes of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Themes of mental health issues. Themes of cancer and death. Adoption, Rape, Drugs and Alcohol. It is the story of how i came… Read More »

Post Traumatic Strength

In the early 1990s, psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun coined the term “post-traumatic growth,” or PTG. PTG embraces the idea and reality that remarkable positive changes can occur in the days, months, or even years after incredible adversity. The concept of PTG has been recognized for centuries. For example, tragedy has been the focus… Read More »

PTSD Trigger Help

In our book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does to help me when various things trigger me. If you have PTSD or know someone who does, I think you will find our book ‘#dealwithit- living well with PTSD’ helpful. We talk about what we have done together… Read More »

Power of Your Partner IN PTSD Recovery

I talk about this extensively in my book “#dealwithit – living well with PTSD.” Doing life on your own is lonely, coming to terms with your PTSD on your own is just about impossible. A ‘partner’ is a person who sits outside of your day to day battle. It should be someone you trust, someone… Read More »