Category: Recovery Essentials

Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

Strategies for Coping with Stress

Recently, I came across a number of infographics with lots of different ideas, coping strategies and calming strategies and thought it’d be great to put them in one place for a handy reference.

Choose one or two before you get stressed, practice them when you aren’t stressed and you’ll begin retraining your brain. Don’t try and do them when you’re overly stressed as with complex ptsd you may well trigger the brain further by introducing something new. Consistency is key.

Read More »
Complex Ptsd Recovery
Linda Meredith

You’re Invited… Home

The fear, the sense of terror, the anxiety riddling my body just never made sense as an adult. 

I’d ask myself repeatedly why couldn’t I manage “normal” adult responsibilities? Why couldn’t I get into a routine and keep it? Why did other people scare the living daylights out of me on one hand but on the other hand we could be instant friends? Quite frankly none of it made any logical sense at all. 

Read More »