Exercise and Mental Health : Distract Yourself

Exercise and Mental Health : Distract Yourself One way to cope with having a bad day, dealing with anxiety, stress overload or feeling stuck is to provide yourself with a healthy distraction. Exercise is definitely one healthy distraction we keep as a tool in our toolbox–it’s great for your body and tends to help you get ‘out of your head’ for a bit.

Nutrition and Mental Health: Eating to Reduce Inflammation

Nutrition and Mental Health: Eating to Reduce Inflammation . One of the best tools that we’ve found to help with managing Post Traumatic Stress and improving mental health is our nutrition. So let’s talk about the foods that cause or increase inflammation, and what foods can help keep inflammation at bay.

6 Things to do When You’re Having a Bad Day with PTSD

Everyone has bad days–sometimes even a string of them put together. When you are dealing with PTSD and learning to manage yourself , there are some things that can really help on those shitty days.

How PTSD Affects Daily Life .

How PTSD Affects Daily Life . When a man’s wife becomes his ‘caregiver,’ the natural order of marriage is destroyed. If a woman acts like your mother, it is impossible to be intimate with her.

4 Things to Help with Trauma Flashbacks of Memories

Lack of sleep will make you cranky and out of sorts. It will affect your memory, may lead to accidents, weaken your immune system and even make you fat!

Here are 4 simple things I do when I am struggling with PTSD nightmares and flashbacks.