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Back to Yoga and Meditation

A week without yoga was enough to convince me to go back to it, and the other things that seem to have improved my PTSD symptoms. My HRV score was a 6 this morning, which for me means I can have an ok day if I can avoid additional stress or a potential meltdown if…

The Problem Lies With Me

PTSD can be really isolating. That, combined with just being human, makes me want to point the finger at someone – anyone – else for my problems, and blame the lack of support I have (which is real) or the lack of help (also real) for my lack of healing, progress, and general well being.…

You Have Time to Ground Yourself

I get overwhelmed somewhat easily. When I do, it’s hard to un-overwhelm myself. I know there are a lot of techniques to do it, but it’s still hard to calm the waves of anxiety. I practiced yoga every day for a month, and so far this month have done it once, and just a quick…

If You Were A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

There is a lot of “just believe it and it will happen so believe great things!” and “you manifest your thoughts so focus on success!”, etc. going on out there in the wide world. I think that has limitations. If you live with PTSD, you might understand me when I say it doesn’t quite work…