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Understanding traumatic brain injury

"This made no sense to me, probably because I speak English and [had] never had a brain injury [before]."  -- Tiny Fey You’ve just spent the night in the emergency room.  Perhaps you’re the patient, or maybe the patient is someone you love, but it doesn’t matter.  The night is a whirlwind of memories, and… Continue reading Understanding traumatic brain injury

Coping skills & self-soothing · Education blogs · Mood and anxiety · Self-help Blogs · trauma · Uncategorized

Ways to deal with PTSD triggers

We all come across things that trigger difficult memories, but for people with PTSD, these memories  jumpstart a cascade of internal events that washes on panic, horror, or rage. Then there are the triggered thoughts.   Sometimes they're clear and distressing  ("it's happening all over again" or "I deserve this"), at other times a jumbled… Continue reading Ways to deal with PTSD triggers