Acceptance – ‘Achieving’ Post-Traumatic Growth

“People with PTSD have their floodgates wide open. Lacking a filter, they are on constant sensory overload. In order to cope, they try to shut themselves down and develop tunnel vision and hyper-focus. If they can’t shut down naturally, they may enlist drugs or alcohol to block out the world. The tragedy is that the... Continue Reading →

I’m no longer a slave to fear

My second winter in Phoenix, Arizona I was a broken, drained and frustrated young woman. At a quarter of a century old, a month shy of my 26th birthday, I heard a song that broke my heart in two yet mended me from the inside out. By the way, I am trying to write consistently... Continue Reading →

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