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Emancipation Day.

Today is Emancipation Day – my own personal, quietly commemorated independence day. Today two years ago I left an increasingly violent, volatile and dangerous marriage, and I showed up at some ungodly hour at my friend’s front door, with a suitcase and a black eye and a pink plastic folder full of music. 548 more words


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Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

This is exciting, but complicated, basic research. Here I simplify the main experiments. Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have identified a neuronal circuit in mice that associates a positive or negative feeling with a memory. 812 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Owning our Health: Finding peace from trauma in a spiritual moment

“The past has no power over the present moment,” said Ekhart Tolle, currently one of the most celebrated authors on spirituality. This radical, but not new, idea is being rediscovered, and has a lot to offer those who suffer from traumatic memories of the past, including those diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). 626 more words

Mental Health

They call it a disorder for a reason.

The word acceptance keeps running through my mind. I don’t want to accept that PTSD will always have a place in my life. It’s funny I diagnosed myself with PTSD long before I ever sought any type of therapy. 131 more words

Using Imagery to Create a Safe Place to Withdraw to in Order to feel Protected.

I am not a therapist, Medical Doctor or Psychiatrist the tips I share came from years of intense therapy and are my own experience

So I have been talking about PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 1,088 more words

Feeling Anxious vs. Having an Anxiety Disorder

Around the age of 18 I began having problems with anxiety. I had a lot of people struggling to understand how anxiety differed from healthy anxieties that people have and trying to insist that what I was going through was normal. 628 more words

Mental Health

Aspies and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

So, I have survived another week at work. The disaster I feared at the end of the previous week did not materialise. Instead, while very difficult for me socially, the actual working time was OK because I spent it mostly on getting to know the equipment I’m going to specialise in. 510 more words

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