PTSD

PTSD Self-help tips

Active coping is a key part of recovery. It enables a person to accept the impact of the event they have experienced, and take action to improve their situation. The following can help achieve this: learning about PTSD and understanding that an ongoing response is normal and that recovery takes time accepting that healing does not [...]

2019-12-11T21:27:25+00:00

Amazing…Yes, It Is.

I was once lost, and now I am found.  Each time we experience awareness we become awaken. We were once blind, and now we see. We experience a resurrection of sorts.  We bow our heads with humility and grace, knowing that we forgive ourselves for being less than perfect.  While we strive to succeed through [...]

2019-12-05T05:54:33+00:00

Poem: Titled “Me”

Me   Feeling like I have an alter ego I try and find me and wonder where did me go Trying to decide who is the real me Alter ego or not will I ever see   The layers are many and thick I don’t know which me is me to pick This makes me [...]

2019-12-11T21:36:26+00:00

How to Spot Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissists don’t really love themselves. Actually, they’re driven by shame. It’s the idealized image of themselves, which they convince themselves they embody, that they admire. But deep down, narcissists feel the gap between the façade they show the world and their shame-based self. They work hard to avoid feeling that shame. To fill this gap narcissists [...]

2019-12-11T21:38:11+00:00

Nature and Intelligence

Nature and intelligence. How smart we humans think we are compared to other animals. With our technology, houses, cars, and adornments. And yet we are ignorant with intelligence compared to even the smallest animals. Take this chipmunk. His/her keen intellect warns of a coming storm, bad weather, danger, and safety. This little animal does not [...]

2017-05-13T22:34:05+00:00

Mindfulness, Myths, and More!

I will admit that seeing the title of Mindful Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Barry Boyce, recent email blast: 5 things people get wrong about mindfulness, an immediate thought came to mind, “Yeah, I can think of more than 5.” Noticing my immediate thought, I made the decision to take a mindful pause from my day and read [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00

A Child’s Wisdom

Kids. We can learn a lot from kids.  Sometimes kids are our teachers.  As adults, if we listen...truly listen, talk, ask questions...we find that yes, indeed they are the ones who are wise. This pix is a summary of a conversation with my 9 y.o. son.  It happened tonight.  He's an amazing kid. No bias, [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00

Survivor 2 Warrior: Part 3

Happy 4th of July, Everyone! I know today is tough for a lot of people and as the day goes on it’ll get tougher. I’m living proof that yes, you can get your life back, start feeling normal and amazing. Relationships can get better, stronger, and the journey can be without being controlled by the [...]

2019-12-11T21:05:29+00:00

Survivor 2 Warrior: Part 2

2 of 3 Video Series: Survivor to Warrior Dr. Deb Lindh Transform Stress into Something Valuable – Post-Stress Growth, Grow Resilience, Happiness and Peace from the Pain, Hurt, Fear, Disappointment, Frustrations, Being and Feeling Stuck, and Effects of Stress.  Series Includes Second Step; moving from "why" and asking "what" to transform our stress and see [...]

2019-12-11T21:07:18+00:00

Survivor to Warrior: Why

1 of 3 Video Series: Survivor to Warrior (including the Why Game Questions...which is located at the end of the blog) Dr. Deb Lindh Transform Stress into Something Valuable - Post-Stress Growth, Grow Resilience, Happiness and Peace from the Pain, Hurt, Fear, Disappointment, Frustrations, Being and Feeling Stuck, and Effects of Stress.  Series Includes First [...]

2019-12-11T21:08:11+00:00