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.
Exercise and Mental Health : Reducing Stress Naturally
We all can benefit from reducing or managing stress. Exercise can be a key tool in our mental health toolbox. Here are some ways we can reduce our stress naturally through exercise.
Failure and a Growth Mindset – the Role of Failure in Successful PTSD Recovery. An essential aspect of recovery is moving forward. Quitting means you’re giving up, failure means you’re still trying.
The Importance of Resilience in Overcoming Trauma . In an interview with Chris Lengyel of Help Me PTSD, Melissa and I discuss the importance of resilience in sustainable trauma or PTSD recovery.
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.
It’s difficult to know if someone cares for you when you are dealing with PTSD in relationships.
If you have experienced trauma, some people just want to sit and hear your horror stories. Others want fodder for the gossip machine.
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.
#DEALWITHIT is a PTSD self-help book for veterans, police and trauma sufferers
Tips for Living with PTSD .
What Happens when PTSD is triggered ?