Anxiety - would you try this exercise??

Jul 14, 2018

Are you ready for a challenge? 

The exercise I am going to share with you today, you might not like at all...

but you might, knowing that it made a real difference in how I can manage my anxiety and panic attacks now.

Anxiety and panic attacks are debilitating and really affect our quality...

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Different types of PTSD

Jul 08, 2018

 

They are very important questions to be clear about

Classical/normal/standard PTSD

  • is from a once-off event
  • e.g. a car accident, natural disasters, an assault armed robbery….

 

So, it's a once-off and that person gets immediate help, support, medication, and therapy. Then...

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Freeze response

Jun 30, 2018

So often I am asked questions like:

  • Why did I freeze?
  • Why was I so paralysed?
  • Why did I have his "out-of-body" experience?
  • etc.

When people discuss responses to traumatic experiences they always talk about the fight/flight response, but not so often about to freeze response.

So let us look at...

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How do you get rid of flashbacks?

Jun 24, 2018

 

Do you too have those really vivid flashbacks, where your brain and body is hijacked and everything is just as intensive as it was back then? It is like you can sense it, hear it, smell it... now, like it is real and happening right in this moment.

Do you also tend to freeze up, feel...

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Do antidepressants work???

Jun 17, 2018

There is quite a bit of controversy on the internet when it comes to antidepressant medication.

Do you find that they work for you? Did they help you lift your mood? Did they stop those waves of deep hollow emptiness, where everything seems pointless and you can't bear the thought of having to...

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Why is there shame attached to getting a mental health diagnosis

Jun 11, 2018

So often I get messages from people feeling really upset, embarrassed and ashamed, like their whole "self" is solely filled with shame, because they have just been diagnosed with a mental health disorder. Then their sole focus becomes about how to hide this, so no one will ever find out...

I...

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Procrastination and cPTSD

Jun 09, 2018

Procrastination - sticking points with cPTSD

Have you ever delayed something for that long that it actually became too late to do? Do you have all these should do's buzzing around in your head? Do you kind of carry them around like a big heavy backpack from one day to the next? And no matter...

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Neuroplasticity and cPTSD

May 31, 2018

 

Neuroplasticity was just a fancy word really and I had no idea what it meant :) 

I never thought it was actually possible for our brain to change, I thought once we are adults things are pretty much set in stone when it come to my brain. Well, turns out that I was very wrong!

Our...

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