By Dawn Daum Surviving in a detached state, the feels only penetrate so deep. Brain and body on high alert, a constant reminder of how fragile I am. I need reconstructive surgery on my bones, the broken foundation from which I’ve grown. Polarity exists more in my nervous system than in my mind. Thin skinned, hollowed … Continue reading Survivor’s State of Mind
Leaving this out of your patient's medical history could cost their lives. by Joyelle Brandt I sat in the exam room answering the long list of questions my doctor asked about my medical history. Waiting. Waiting to see if she would ask. We got to the end of the exam, and there was no opening … Continue reading The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives
We are always amazed at the work survivors are doing in the world, and Nicola is one of those inspiring people who is using her pain to help others. She follows the same philosophy we do here at Parenting with PTSD, that we need to make information as accessible as possible so that survivors know … Continue reading Survivors Empowering Survivors: Nicola of PTSD Hub
To start, lower any expectations you have about creating the perfect family holiday to make up for your shitty childhood. Because let’s be honest, there is no making up for that. Let’s make the goal more realistic: just getting through it is fantastic.
Editor Joyelle Brandt was interviewed by Jody Vance this week on Roundhouse Radio, where she talked about how to recognize if you or your partner might have PTSD, and understanding common triggers that arise for survivor parents. Listen to the full interview here: http://cirh2.streamon.fm/listen-pl-13039 ———————————————————————————————————– Join the Parenting with PTSD newsletter to get the … Continue reading Joyelle interviewed on Roundhouse Radio