Home Carers and Supporters: Prioritize Self Care

Home Carers and Supporters: Prioritize Self Care

As a home health care provider, you will often feel satisfaction from the work you perform. At the same time, stressful situations may occur daily. You are dealing with individuals that are suffering from PTSD, health or age related issues, which can be depressing or...
Working with Triggers

Working with Triggers

Triggers are part and parcel of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you have PTSD, you have triggers of some kind that cause a symptomatic reaction. The positive to triggers is that with time and effort you can remove them or lessen the symptomatic impact to...
10 Ways To Decrease Isolation

10 Ways To Decrease Isolation

Self-imposed isolation occurs for many reasons. You may be incapable of handling further stress caused by relationships at a given time; you may have been isolated for medical reasons; you may have moved away from friends and family. Never fear. Removing isolation is...
How To Use Triggers As A Means To Recovery?

How To Use Triggers As A Means To Recovery?

To answer this question, lets first define a psychological trigger. A trigger is an activated traumatic memory due to your present environment via one or more of your five senses, sight, sound, touch, taste and smell. A trigger will result in a symptomatic or...
Solving The Problem: Reframing Negative Thoughts

Solving The Problem: Reframing Negative Thoughts

How many times have you heard yourself say, “I can’t?” Everyone has these moments. Problems can seem too intricate to solve, and challenges can appear too difficult to face. For people living with PTSD, there is an additional piece that will easily...