Nutrition and Mental Health: Avoid Foods that Cause Anxiety

One of the best tools that we've found to help with managing Post Traumatic Stress and improving mental health is our diet. The food we use to fuel

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Nutrition and Mental Health: Eating to Reduce Inflammation

​One of the best tools that we've found to help with managing Post Traumatic Stress and improving mental health is our diet. The food we use to fuel

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Failure and a Growth Mindset – the Role of Failure in Successful PTSD Recovery

Grow or DieWilliam S. Burroughs said, "“When you stop growing you start dying.”This is true in life, and in PTSD Recovery. An essential aspect of recovery is movement--moving

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The Nature and Power of Thoughts

The Nature and the Power of ThoughtsThe single most productive thing I have learned in my recovery journey is how to take a thought captive--how not allow it

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Do You See Him? The Impact of Sexual Abuse on Men

I wrote this piece 'Do You See Him?' after touring with a documentary on human trafficking that featured my story called Stopping Traffic. At every show, I was

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Overcoming A Victim Mentality: Are you F*cked Over By People OR Guided By Ars3rholes?

F*cked Over By People OR Guided By Ars3rholes ? Overcoming A Victim MentalityA simple question for all you fine folks.... Do you see yourself as f*cked over by

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The Importance of Resilience in Overcoming Trauma

​In an interview with Chris Lengyel of Help Me PTSD, Melissa and I discuss the importance of resilience in sustainable trauma or PTSD recovery.The key to sustainable recovery

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HOW TO DEAL WITH SHITTY DAYS

When Life serves you lemons – CRUSH THOSE BUGGERS TO A PULP. Everyone has bad days–sometimes even a string of them put together. When you are dealing with

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PTSD IS NOT A COMPETITION

PTSD Is Not A Pissing Competition I was contacted by a female veteran who made it very clear to me that they believe that REAL PTSD was only

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3 WAYS TO TELL IF SOMEONE CARES FOR YOU

 It's difficult to know.Some people just want to sit and hear our horror stories.Others want fodder for the gossip machine.Here are 3 ways to tell if someone is

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