To rise to a higher level of functioning in the face of these circumstances, we have to learn to adapt. We have to adjust to the new way that we see and interpret the world around us . The Post Traumatic Strength that arises because of our PTG involves “life-changing” psychological shifts in thinking and relating to the world.
, learn to use the power of thoughts in your PTSD recovery. Thoughts are essentially nothing – but the most potentially powerful ‘nothing’ in our lives.
The first time I was out of my parents’ physical reach I was truly on my own. Aged 6. I was to become the survivor, the soldier, the toughie (his words). I was Daddy’s number 1 ‘son’. I was groomed to follow in his footsteps from that moment forward. [cityname]
How to overcomee a victim mentality. Do you see yourself as fucked over by others or guided by arseholes?
In our book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does to help me when various things trigger me, basically, how do people deal With PTSD Triggers. Books On Living With People With PTSD
One of the primary reasons my first marriage broke down and why my second marriage is so successful, is NOT because I have fully recovered from PTSD, but because of how Melissa and I dealt with it as a couple. This is very important for PTSD caregivers to know.
In our book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does to help me when various things trigger me, basically, how do people deal With PTSD Triggers.