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Accepting Help

My independent self isn’t good at asking for help, not the least reason being that I often just don’t think to ask. I am good at organizing myself around what I need and need to do, but adding others to the mix is usually outside my interests/capacity/thought process. I had three instances of feeling like…

God, Monday.

I feel like I’m stuck in an impossible situation. I have a long day ahead of me work-wise, I have a longer weekend behind me personal-wise, my HRV monitor isn’t working and might need a new battery so I have no idea where I might be stress-tolerance-wise, and I have to drive for several hours,…

Relationships with PTSD: Can They Be Successful?

According to the National Center for PTSD (Department of Veteran’s Affairs), “Trauma survivors with PTSD may have trouble with their close family relationships or friendships. The symptoms of PTSD can cause problems with trust, closeness, communication, and problem solving. These problems may affect the way the survivor acts with others. In turn, the way a…