Exercise and Mental Health: Distract Yourself

This week we are continuing our mental health series with another look at exercise. I have found it to be an essential tool in my PTSD Recovery toolbox,

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Exercise and Mental Health: Reducing Stress Naturally

The next focus in our mental health series is exercise. I have found it to be an essential tool in my PTSD Recovery toolbox, and talk about it

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Nutrition and Mental Health: A Word About Alcohol

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: Eat Plenty of Fat

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: 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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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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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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