Tag: recovery

  • Good News on Psilocybin for Major Depression

    Good News on Psilocybin for Major Depression

    In case you haven’t there is news coming out of Johns Hopkins Medicine that is good news for sufferers of major depression.

  • By Jove – I think I finally get it.

    By Jove – I think I finally get it.

    This post is probably going to sound a lot like bragging – but I promise there is a point at the end… I am challenging myself to do ‘one big thing a day’. Why? Because I stand in amazement at what an ordinary human can accomplish in a morning. For decades I have watched friends […]

  • 100-word Essay: Off The Rails

    100-word Essay: Off The Rails

    If you want to know more about this cycle within Complex-PTSD take a gander at this post.

  • In the can

    CPTSD is a strange thing to grow up with. Even stranger to live with it. For Example: My latest InstagramPost- There it is the manuscript for Book 4 in the Unhomed series. Still debating titles. I do like to stick with one word – but this particular word is proving elusive.Despite that this manuscript will […]

  • Just Don’t a new 100-word Essay: Truth

    I like to think I am relatively ‘easy going’. I’ve had folks tell me that I was a pleasure to work with. Huzzah. And I like to think that not many things send me into a point of anger. Of course, that could just be the CPTSD and the fact that I have virtually no […]

  • Positives we have learned from CPTSD

    Positives we have learned from CPTSD

    Weird title, right? I saw a thread over on Twitter, some of you all may have seen or participated in it as well.What it was about was looking at the positive side of the traits of CPTSD that we have. I was skeptical at first. It struck me as rather ‘wishful thinking’. But, I stuck […]

  • Midnight Writing Jan 9, 2016

    Midnight Writing Jan 9, 2016

    Some people travel through the Shadowlands and after trial and tribulation they emerge. They shake off the dark soot of so many sorrows and return to the sun. I did not travel through. I lived in the Shadowlands. I ate of the fruit and drank from bitter streams. Years have passed here and the Shadowlands […]

  • CPTSD Paradox #1

    CPTSD Paradox #1

    Since they never develop a sense of safety, they distrust others while simultaneously searching for a “rescuer” who can finally give them the unconditional positive regard they were robbed of in childhood. ~National Center for PTSD

  • CPTSD and the Miracle of Survival

    CPTSD and the Miracle of Survival

    Usually when we talk about survival we talk on a grand scale. We think big. Our mind’s eye conjures up disasters and world changing events, daring adventures and the impossible quest, things on an epic scale worthy of eighty point type on the front page or a close-up on the television.  Survival is the story […]

  • Truth

    Truth

    You do not know my story. Do not dare to soften my reality to fit your comfortable limited view.