Tag Archives: coping skills

flashing back and returning

… from “The PTSD Workbook” pp. 76-78 Other Ways to Deal with Flashbacks You may use any of the following techniques to help you put a flashback out of your awareness and return to the present.. Some of them are … Continue reading

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A couple quick thoughts

I was gentle with myself today. Mornings are the worst when I’m in a low energy/”depression” space, which I have been for the past month. But I got through it and I was compassionate with myself today and I am … Continue reading

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Progress

When I was 17, I was required to go to a psycho-educational support group. My memories of these weekly summer evenings is almost non-existent. I have a few images, mostly from a bird’s-eye, depersonalized vantage point. A bunch of teenage … Continue reading

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Learning from mistakes

I had a very wise supervisor last year. She wound up becoming a bit of a mentor, too, though I suspect that was not her intention. It was a stressful year and often work situations would dreg up emotional pain … Continue reading

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My Frustration Gap

Please, please, please read this blog. I want to say so many things about the post, and the concept in general, but currently, my brain is articulated in these sentiments: …understanding your emotional responses does not allow you to magically┬áturn … Continue reading

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