One of the most triggering questions in the world is the innocently well intentioned “Why don’t you just…?” question-suggestion-judgment. It feels like an attack when it is actually meant as a suggestion. Inevitably, it’s asked by someone who does not understand the struggle I am feeling, the tempest inside, or the helplessness that is just bubbling under the surface.
Complex Ptsd Recovery
We have a wonderful, global Complex Ptsd Peer Support group, run by a fully trained and in training Team of Admins, Moderators and Assistants. The group is fully equipped with close to 40 Units – now called Guides – of information for Effective Complex Ptsd Recovery. One of the questions we get asked is what is a Trigger Warning and why do we need it? One of our Team, Lauren, answers the questions for us.
Religion and politics. Those are topics you are wise to stay away from if you want to maintain peace at gatherings of friends or family. But, let’s face it, religion and politics are the two main ways people come together, become one, support one another with passion, unite as US to fight THEM, and deeply feel love and hate.
A Sandwich Parent who saved herself from a complete loss of cognitive functions to being Australia’s first Certified Trauma Recovery Coach, Linda Meredith truly knows what suffering from CPTSD is like. Based out of Brisbane, Linda makes her trauma recovery expertise available globally through her YouTube channel, Healing CPTSD website, and Facebook community. She wants you to believe in yourself and have hope. She did it and she wants you to know you can too.
It’s that time of year, the holidays are coming up and you may find yourself feeling miserable and wondering why? I think it’s because in many of our minds, this is what’s playing in a loop: You should be happy. You should be grateful. You should be thankful.
Should be. For many of us, the holidays are a beautiful time of year. A time of rest, connection with loved ones, and celebration. But let’s be real: that doesn’t mean it’s all mistletoe and cheer.