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    What Is Your Favourite Movie?

    well i like watching different types of movies but don't like spacey movies like star trek....sorry to those who love it.. ...i thought i would start this to see if what other fellow survivors enjoy watching.. i like magnolia with tom cruise its got a great line in it they use and its YOU MAY...
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    Doobies Mental Imagery

    wow anthony that is really scarey to be so sumed up and right about it to
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    Poll Do You Believe That PTSD Affects You Physically and Mentally? If so, How?

    this doesn't require thought cause its a definant yes with out a doubt.....we are the proof....
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    Poll Does Prescription Medication Help Your PTSD?

    my doc starts me on different drugs for one day one dose while in hospital and stops or i say frantacly neva again.. he has to stay away from lots cause having my mum punish me growing up and being drugged in early teens and they did their thing with me so taking a vitamin tablet triggers...
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    Poll Who Diagnosed You?

    hi all Well i was diagnosed by my Psychiatrist who i call my confidant and he sent me for second opinion to another leading Psychiatrist to confirm it and who was impressed with me trying to act all professional and correct..didn't work though...not to mention the government departments with...
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    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    hi would welcome i am in the outer suburb of melbourne being bundoora would like to get to know others around and meet for cuppa..
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    How Do You Cope With Employment

    hi wadoo well i am qualified, but because all the ptsd i am on a disability pension and though i would love to have financial security its really hard when it comes to work.....i know i can do the work...but on a bad day or the so many bad nights (insomnia) its hard to keep the hours. i ask the...
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    EMDR Lashback - When EMDR Goes Wrong

    my therapist(doc) beagn EMDR once to gain a safe spot first...very light session...i ended in hospital and at that time he asked the psychologist in there to do it and told me to trust...yeah one session with her and when i got out of the room i couldn't feel my feet collapsed and spent some...
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    Doobies Mental Imagery

    // Start Self Analysis "copy between the tags" // Now you have had a break, go back to every question and look at your response. Try and find what you feel that your mind presented the image it did. Explain colours you chose, textures, water, cup, solids, liquids, space, objects, people...
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    Doobies Mental Imagery

    Start The Road Interview "copy between the tags" // This is an imaginery journey down a road. Take in the sights, sounds and colours, just like a video camera recording all that lies surrounding you. Survey the scene, noticing whatis far off in the distance, the background surrounds, the...
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    Mental Imagery Study With Dr. Robert Roerich

    yes i would be interested have cable connection but will get camera, mic,set up....that's all i need to do
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    How's Your Day Been? Each Day is Different, So Make Your Mark Daily

    guess i am sleep deprived but today has been quiet....though i did crawl to supermarket and slowly anger wanted to rage as i hit the cashier..but came home and isolated...but it was okay compared to where i have been....
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    Alone and Angry - Night Terrors Again

    i have the same problem but what i tend to do is try to focus on reading a movie playing games on the computer.. if you have a trusted person that you can call talk and talk but to laugh with... i go till i am so exhausted that i callapse into sleep..the cold sweats etc...its hard but i try...
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    Communicating with Kids

    hi jods that is so great that you are all trying to work 2gether.... you to must be having such a struggle coping with so much.... i hope you give your self time out to..and remember to be kind to yourself too.. try as hard as it seems to make what seems to be a weakness be your strength as...
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    Communicating with Kids

    hi jods i assume that you are talking about the 14yr old....and assume also that the accident happened in recently... what about finding out through your doc if there is reading material that you can both sit with and it would be a great opportunity for you both to connect with each other. ...
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    I Cannot Believe It - This Place Speaks How I Feel

    see how much we appreciate your effort with this site anthony....and its a great feeling when i see someone new coming here and connecting it brings back how good it was to be able too... great work anthony and thankyou
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    Questions For You All

    yes and yes to all i guess you will find that alot of us will be able to connect with i quess that makes you a fellow ptsd... make them into a strength a positive strength...survivor
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    Just Got Through the Weekend - No Meds

    congrat nugget that is huge its fantastic remember little steps...i have been where you are..acknowledge its real hard yakka and i mean hard yakka but hang in...i don't have the valium but the xanax sitting in my cupboard and i count the days in my journal...breathing techniques do you use...
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    Communicating with Kids

    hi all well with my children i didn't get into discussion about things unless they asked a question...i explained that sometimes i am hurting inside like when some one has a broken knee or whatever...that it was the same but deep inside me, explaining why i would do things, that i was hurt...
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    Hi Everyone, Especially All You Survivors

    hi tupence you finally made it here....warm welcome...and anniversarys are hard and even though conciously we don't realize it has come up yet our body neva kind to ones self and look at the anniversary also as a reminder that we survived and are strong people...that we are here...
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    PTSD Medication

    well just want to let you know that i have gone to hospital and weaned of meds for 47 days and i do feel capable.. its an inspiration to read these comments here on others getting of meds and coping...i do feel better though i don't want to mozz myself...i am tending to avoid saying it...
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    Hiya! PTSD From Childhood Abuse

    hi and welcome sunshine i too have anorexic tendencies and its hardcore self discipline to get that food in my mouth when i feel so sick.... but i also have trouble with brushing my teeth too, and now i just except that i am having a phase and it hopefully will pass and i get the times when i...
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    Sufferer Newby Getting Connected - PTSD Sufferer

    well just want to say hi to wildfirewildone,starshine,and olivia....and welcome i usually log in at the early hours of the morn ( i live in melbourne down under) i hope you find this site an asset.. greatest joy neva lies in never falling but in rising evertime we fall... i look forward to...
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    General When Does It Become About Us?

    i have read these posts and would like to share a poem with you..and maybe try reading allies in healing by laura davies....go through it with your partners together and discuss the topics hope it helps even if only a little.. LISTEN When I ask you to listen to me And you start giving...
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    List Your Joke, Funny Caption To Brighten Ptsd

    CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATION oneday in the Garden of Eden, Eve calls ou to God... 'Lord i have a problem" "What's the problem, Eve?" "i know that you created me and provided this beautiful garden and all of these wonderful animals, as well as that hilarious comedic snake, but i'm just not...