Tag Archives: Wellness

Officer Down: Suicide and harassment in Ontario’s provincial police service – The Fifth Estate

In the last 30 years, more OPP officers have died by suicide than in the line of duty, including three in just one month last year. Is one of Canada’s largest police forces doing enough to protect the well being of its own officers? Our investigation reveals what some call a culture of bullying, intimidation… Read More »

#55 – Connie Boglis – Losing your veteran partner to PTSD & suicide

This week we meet Connie Boglis- Counsellor & Author, as she Opens Up about the struggle her partner Jessefaced, as a veteran who returned with PTSD. Connie also Opens Up about Jesses passing, how she’s helping change procedures for veteran care, and how her new childrens book “Once Upon a Feeling”, helped her heal from… Read More »

#37 – Corey Gaidzionis – PTSD from holding a friend as they passed away in your arms

In this episode we meet Corey Gaidzionis as he Opens Up about the most traumatic moment of his life, holding a friend and work colleague as they passed away. Corey also Opens Up about how this event impacted his life moving forward, as well as what he’s learnt and implemented as a result of it,… Read More »

HA 2/30 PTSD and first-responder mental health

Stefanie Davis-Miller Listen to Dr. Christine and Stefanie Davis Miller, a paramedic and advocate for first-responder mental health, talk about PTSD. Listen to her story, how to know if you may have PTSD, what should be done and what can be done. Contact her on her website: https://www.stefaniespeaks.com/ Source: Youtube

Birth Trauma

Approximately 1/3 of women report that there was some element of their birth experience that they identify as traumatic. Whether it’s a medical trauma, a prior trauma or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or a mom not being cared for and communicated with in an empathic manner. For more information, visit: www.flourishcounselingltd.com Source: Youtube

PTSD & Anxiety with Dale Samson

Dale Samson opens up about a stand out traumatic event that he witness as a kid, what it was like growing up with PTSD, developing anxiety and his first panic attack. He explains the ways in which his subconscious physically responded to his anxiety and the power of listening to what your body is trying… Read More »

Story Time: How Meditation Healed My Chronic Illnesses and PTSD | My Meditation Story

Here, I am sharing the story of how I believe I was healed of my chronic illnesses (lupus, heart failure, PTSD, and more) through meditation. During my spiritual awakening, my spirit guides instructed me to meditate and here I share the story of what happened because of it. ———————————————————— Hi! These are my favorite meditation… Read More »

PTSD Part 2

There were a lot of great responses to yesterday’s #Landsblog about PTSD. Make sure you check that out if you missed it. The point was that you don’t have to be a first responder to suffer from PTSD. Let’s keep this conversation going. Do you have a story to share? www.SickNotWeak.com Source: Youtube

PTSD: More Common Than You Think?

Today’s #Landsblog is all about PTSD. We often attach PTSD to first responders or members of the military. As Michael explains on the blog, that doesn’t have to be the case. You don’t have to experience a high profile tragic event to suffer from it. www.SickNotWeak.com Source: Youtube

Can you process a trauma that you don't remember?

One of the more common confusions is how one heals a trauma, or a lifetime of traumas, when there is ZERO memory of it, or them. In this vlog I get into this. The key is working with the body, the somatic self, and also with the survival stress. Enjoy! RESOURCES MENTIONED: ARTICLE: 9 Common… Read More »

How to Overcome PTSD & Trauma Without Medication | Wellness Wednesday #42 | ARUNA EVAN

How to Overcome PTSD & Trauma Without Medication | Wellness Wednesday #42 | ARUNA EVAN Music Credit 🎶 Track Name: “Persephone – Retro Funky (SUNDANCE Remix)” Music By: SUNDANCE @ https://SoundCloud.com/sundancemusic The SUNDANCE Official Website: http://lefthandmusic.fr/ Follow SUNDANCE on BandCamp: https://sundancemusic.bandcamp.com/ License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0): https://creativecommons.org/licenses/ Music… Read More »

Yogic Breathing To Attain Peace and Calmness In Every Situation.

In this video, I am talking about how to calm the nervous system, and decrease the body’s stress response with the belly breathing exercise. Belly breathing is also known as Diaphragmatic breathing and is a natural way of breathing. If you see an infant breathing, you will notice that their belly expands (rise-up) when they… Read More »