https://spoti.fi/2ud4Z5R Joyelle was recently interviewed by Jason Lee on his podcast, Mangry. "Host Jason Lee interviews singer/songwriter, author, painter and speaker Joyelle Brandt who explains how PTSD can be a trigger for anger and how to manage through some of the experiences. But there's more than meet the eye with Joyelle - she's also a … Continue reading Joyelle Guests on Mangry Podcast
My Post Traumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis has always been a reality for my kids. A survivor of childhood sexual abuse, I was officially diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety in 2006. At that point, my boys were four and one year old. One of the advantages of having this combination of … Continue reading The Advantages of Telling Your Kids About Your PTSD
/ "Momma, I feel sad and I don’t know why.” Startled to find my daughter so upset, I walked to her bed and put her on my lap. She nuzzled her head in to the crook of my neck and cried. I pulled her away a bit so that I could see her face. There it was. Pale lips … Continue reading The Gift of an Imperfect Mother
Dear my sweet little girl, I worry that at times you are feeling the brunt of my childhood trauma, because you have now become my teacher; your love and existence my lessons. Is that normal for every parent? I don’t know, and that in itself is part of what is most terrifying to me about … Continue reading A Letter To My Daughter – From Your Trauma-Recovering Momma.
The Survivors Empowering Survivors series features inspiring people who are using their trauma history to help others heal. Today we are proud to feature the work of Laura Parrott Perry of Say It, Survivor. Tell us a little bit about who you are, and the work that you do My name is Laura Parrott … Continue reading Survivors Empowering Survivors: Laura Parrott Perry