Category Archives: PTSD

Healing Trauma with Yoga – via happiness.org

My article on healing trauma through yoga. ❤ According to the Yoga Journal, there are 38 health benefits to having a daily yoga practice. They range from physical body health, like flexibility, draining lymph nodes, increasing circulation, lowering blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Happy Surprises

This has been a rough week. I had intense oral surgery that left a gaping hole in my sinus cavity (okay, it’s probably quite small, but it certainly doesn’t feel that way) and it’s taking twice as long to heal … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Today was a massively productive day. Which is bizarre considering my youngest was puking for most of it and I’ve been caring for him, and that I’ve had somewhat of an emo—though in a good way—day. I’ve had a lot … Continue reading

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My Toxic Relationship With Money

Money and I have a hate/hate relationship. Or at least we did. Money has always caused me anxiety. Spending it, having it, thinking about it, and it’s just this little piece of paper. But it’s a paper that holds so … Continue reading

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Being Healthy Means Being Honest

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in my therapist’s office explaining how I really needed to get to a dentist. She’d previously promised to help me find one that had knowledge on the bacteria in my mouth and … Continue reading

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God is in the Rain

Everyday my body’s response to triggering stimulus changes. I was triggered today, yet my body’s reactions were so minor compared to past triggerings. In fact, I thought I wasn’t triggered at first. My only clue was that I couldn’t obey … Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons Why

These last few days I’ve been watching Thirteen Reasons Why. For those that haven’t seen it, let me warn you now, it’s about suicide. Normally I wouldn’t watch something like that as it’s triggering, but something about this show has … Continue reading

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