30 PTSD Self-Care Tips

30 PTSD Self-Care Tips

Here are 27 PTSD self-care tips to help you deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or even everyday stress. You certainly do not have to have post-traumatic stress disorder to see benefits from these. I built this toolbox of strategies and techniques that I...
My PTSD Story #3  – I Was Stalked by a Rapist

My PTSD Story #3 – I Was Stalked by a Rapist

TRIGGER WARNING: SEXUAL VIOLENCE/RAPE Today, I am sharing my third PTSD story in a series about the trauma I have gone through, which led to my diagnosis of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. During the summer of 1983, I woke to the rattling of my bedroom window....
Possible Causes of PTSD, Besides Combat

Possible Causes of PTSD, Besides Combat

There are many possible causes of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder). The term PTSD is one I had long associated with soldiers returning from war. Shell-shock. Battle Fatigue. Combat Fatigue. Those were terms I had seen in movies. For years, I was living with the...
Stories of Hope in Hard Times

Stories of Hope in Hard Times

How do you get through hard times?  I share some some of the struggles I’ve dealt with and tips for getting through them.on the podcast Stories of Hope in Hard Times by host Tamara K Anderson. You can watch it below, listen to it below, on Tamara’s website...
My PTSD Story #2  – Trapped at Home with a Burglar

My PTSD Story #2 – Trapped at Home with a Burglar

Trigger warning. This is my second of my PTSD stories – the trauma related events that led to me living with complex post traumatic disorder. My childhood home’s basement had just one exit. A long set of stairs on the south side of the house. At the top of the stairs,...