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Birth Trauma Awareness Week

By |2023-08-31T14:04:19+02:00July 25th, 2023|Categories: Health, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Pregnancy, PTSD, Trauma|

. What Is Birth Trauma? July 19th, 2023 marks the beginning of Birth Trauma Awareness Week. Birth trauma is a way of describing the trauma that can occur following childbirth. This trauma might be clinically diagnosable as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD for short).  Alternatively, it might not fall within the [...]

PTSD Awareness Month

By |2023-08-31T14:25:56+02:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Mental Health, PTSD, Treatment|

What Is PTSD? June is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) awareness month. PTSD is a fairly recent diagnosis.  It's often misunderstood and misdiagnosed.  Therefore, it's important to raise awareness of it. PTSD is a condition that some people develop after experiencing, witnessing or learning about the occurrence of traumatic events. These events may have been [...]

6 Signs You have a Trauma Bond

By |2023-08-31T22:43:59+02:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, PTSD, Relationships|

Trigger Warning: This post discusses abuse in relationships.  If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, know that you are not alone.  Here at we provide support for people of various life circumstances.  If you are in need and in the United States, you can call the national domestic violence [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Trauma

By |2023-08-31T15:11:22+02:00April 9th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD|

What is Trauma? Trauma is defined as "an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster."Written by American Psychological Association . Trauma can be a multitude of things and can differ from one person to the next. What is traumatic to one person may not be to someone else, [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2023-08-31T15:11:35+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

How to Deal with Anxiety Related to War in Ukraine

By |2023-08-31T15:13:14+02:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, PTSD|

On February 24th, 2022, Russia declared war on Ukraine. Many people have found themselves feeling uneasy about this trying time and have questioned how to handle yet another world crisis. Some would like to stand up and fight with Ukraine and others are concerned about the safety of their home country. The last two years [...]

Dealing with PTSD: Self-Help Techniques

By |2017-03-15T18:47:45+02:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health, PTSD|

In this post I am going to tell you about some self-help techniques that will help you to deal with your PTSD. If you want to know more about the symptoms and risk factors check out my previous post: “An Introduction to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)”. PTSD is usually connected to an overwhelming traumatic event, [...]

An Introduction to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By |2017-03-15T18:48:29+02:00January 17th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health, PTSD|

Roaring sound of a speeding train, the vibrating railway tracks and platform, the sound of the train honk. It still gives me a jitter and immense pain. 16 years have passed since I lost my beloved father in a rail-road accident in front of my own eyes. We lost our father, I sustained major injuries. [...]

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