The psychological effects we may experience following our involvement in an unexpected event can vary for all of us. Our uniqueness extends to our ability to cope and manage with our own experiences as the individual injured – or who has suffered a significant medical emergency – or as a known loved one or witness. Continue reading “Managing the After-Effects of Trauma” »
(Guest post) ~ Liv…and a survivors story, living with PTSD.
It disturbs me every time it happens…but the flashbacks are getting to be less prevalent.
With my husband in the passenger seat, and my nine month old in the back, we passed a car accident a few days ago. The accident was over. There were several people on the side of the road. The cars were still in situ. One of the cars had spun into my lane of traffic, the other was on the other side of the road, blocking a lane. Continue reading “Thriving through Post Traumatic Stress and Living Life by Surprise” »
Despite living with multiple illness over more than two decades, Angela proves it is never too late to seek help. Here is her story, bravely shared to inspire you. Continue reading “Living with Chronic Pain – Day 3” »
After all, you are good enough! Do you really know that though? Have you granted yourself permission to really, truly believe in you? Many people have something in them that is waiting to ‘be discovered’ and are sadly held back for any number of reasons!
PTSD is anything but a ‘weakness’.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is increasingly being recognised as something real and tangible. The condition can be debilitating in the extreme, and can also manifest in less severe, but no less intrusive ways. Continue reading “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)” »
Brain Injury Linked to Higher Risk for PTSD, Anxiety Disorders
Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on February 19, 2012