Monthly Archives: April 2014

Small Achievements ARE Achievements

One of the most common symptoms of PTSD is that it is easy to become overwhelmed. That has been my experience anyway. I have always wanted, and tried, to take on the world. That isn’t something I would advise for someone who is suffering, or has suffered from PTSD. It’s ok to take baby steps toward a goal that you wish to accomplish. If you have many goals, pick one–just … Continue reading

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Letting Go….

    I think the popular movie Frozen was so popular because it was a great movie first and foremost, but also because it reminded us that we do need to let go sometimes in order to grow. You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. This is such a true quote, but so difficult to do. Since our deployment … Continue reading

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10 Steps to deal with PTSD

  1. Never give up. Never ever give up. There is ALWAYS someone out there who cares, and is willing to help. ALWAYS. A Budhist quote states: "To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be their world." Life’s trials and tribulations make us into the individuals we are destined to be, we just have to overcome those situations in order to become stronger … Continue reading

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