PTSD is something that many people struggle with. Whether it’s in the long term or short term. I am sharing my personal experience on what’s important when you know someone has gone through something traumatic and provide insight into my experience to help find understanding.
Flourishing With PTSD: What Does Mental Illness Look Like?
We have spent many episodes talking through the struggles of mental health... and what a great time to add into the conversation, the topic of identifying mental illness in terms of how we perceive and judge people and ourselves. Does Mental Illness look consistent across the board? Does it vary? Let’s talk about it! (https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/mental-health-disorder-statistics)
Flourishing With PTSD: New Diagnosis/Comorbidity
After many DMs via Instagram (@flourishing.with.ptsd) in response to the end of the Nightmares episode, join in to hear about the new diagnosis I have been processing and what my thoughts are around it... how do you frame a new diagnosis as you receive it? How do you move forward? How do you advocate for yourself with your counselor? Take a listen to find out!
Flourishing With PTSD: Nightmares!
Nightmares are a common symptom of PTSD. These nightmares can vary in frequency and severity, so what can we do? Why do they happen? Will we have them forever? Just how common are nightmares from survivor to survivor? Links: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/understand/related/nightmares.asp
Flourishing With PTSD: Inherited Trauma
Join us in this special two-part episode with special guest, published author and public speaker, Ruth Rotkowitz. Being the daughter of two Holocaust survivors from World War Two, Ruth is no stranger to the impacts of inherited trauma. After listening to this episode, when you are wanting more, consider reading: Escaping The Whale, attend some of Ruth’s virtual events, one on November 9th, 2020, the next on November 15th, 2020. You can find more information and Ruth’s blog at ruthswhale.com. You can find Ruth on all social media’s as Ruth Rotkowitz.
Flourishing With PTSD: Language
Our language has EVERYTHING to do with how we heal from a trauma. What are the things that help and hinder us from healing when it comes to trauma? Language truly has the power! Let’s engage in our own self literacy and give ourselves the grace we need to flourish!
Flourishing With PTSD: Healing
Healing... Healed... this magical word feels so out of reach when you have gone through and continue to struggle with trauma. Do we have become fully healed? Does it get better? When will I be healed? How long until I get there? Those are question we all ask ourselves. Join Kelley from @TheSurvivorTribe and I as we dive deeper into healing, discussing how we have ventured on our different paths to healing.