How to Cope with Bad Days

Everyone has bad days–sometimes even a string of them put together. When you are dealing with PTSD and learning to manage yourself, there are some things that can

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The Nature And Power Of Thoughts

I was thinking about thinking…I know odd 😉. About the fact that thoughts are essentially nothing – but the most potentially powerful ‘nothing’ in our lives. Here are

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Overcoming A Victim Mentality?

A simple question for all you fine folks…. Do you see yourself as fucked over by others or guided by arseholes ? It’s all a matter of perception.

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Post Traumatic Strength

Post Traumatic Strength In the early 1990s, psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun coined the term “post-traumatic growth,” or PTG. PTG embraces the idea and reality that remarkable

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PTSD Trigger Help

Helping Someone With PTSD Who Has Been Triggered PTSD Trigger Help In our book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does

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What Is Normal For PTSD?

What Is Normal For PTSD? I think the bigger question is, what is normal and normal for whom? Is it normal to stay up late night watching Netflix,

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Helping Someone with PTSD Recovery

Helping Someone with PTSD recovery Helping Someone with PTSD Recovery People tend to undervalue their role as a partner in PTSD recovery, putting it simply, I could not

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Do Not Become His PTSD Caregiver

Do Not Become His PTSD Caregiver Do Not Become His PTSD Caregiver One of the primary reason my first marriage broke down and why my second marriage is

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Living Life Well With PTSD

Living Life Well With PTSD Living Life Well With PTSD Comparisons are not only odorous but a waste of bloody time. You are the only you that you

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Giving Till It Hurts Is Stupid

Giving Till It Hurts is stupid! Not only is it not sustainable behavior, but it is also detrimental to our mental, physical and emotional wellness.  Why? Because we

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