What if you could change your story, and would become the undefeatable hero (or heroine) that you dream of in your ordinary world? Not the kind with tight leggins and a cape but the one who get through his (or her) ordeals as an epic adventure of collective awakening and development.
Stories are how we think and how we make meaning of our lives. What happens when the only story you tell yourself is the one about your mental illness? https://youtu.be/sh1-9xMZIfQThe power of storytelling | Andrea Gibbs | TEDxPerth - YouTube
In the autumn of 1970 I had a job singing in the school system, playing my guitar in classrooms,” he says. “I was sitting on the veranda one morning, reading a biography of Van Gogh, and suddenly I knew I had to write a song arguing that he wasn’t crazy. He had an illness … Continue reading Don McLean about Vincent: “I had to argue he wasn’t crazy.” Mental Health Awareness Month.
Amazing speech. Terrific message, well, reality is scary. Let's understand what's wrong with the new generation. And let's help them (us) finding more balance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ev7GXzFTPg
If you agree, we – as human beings – were born to be a whole, balanced, and strongindividuals. Greek philosophers, and physicians, say that the natural state of things is calm and, sophrology – the science that studies the Consciousness – promotes body, mind and spirit harmony (SOS = free from diseases, balances. PHREN = diaphragm, emotional heart and by extension, spirit, conscience. LOGOS = Science, study, speech). So, naturally, PTSD occur as a consequence of a … Continue reading What’s PTSD?
Brendan Obyrne speaks out about his alcohol addiction, and what really helps healing back from combat. Talking to other veterans, or alcoholics, more than VA associations or other civilians. Yes, I might repeat my self, but I really appreciate the work of this journalist, and completely support it. I find that he gives finally back … Continue reading Understanding is the key to trauma healing.
“There’s a lot of stress out there, and to handle it, you just need to believe in yourself; always go back to the person that you know you are, and don’t let anybody tell you any different, because everyone’s special and everyone’s awesome.” – McKayla Maroney Sleep deprivation, anxiety, overthinking, anger and frustration, can lead … Continue reading Stress as Self Defense. Burn out vs Stroke.
Bonjour ! Here I am. The first time I've heard about PTSD I would never consider – me - being involved, once in a lifetime. Never say never. Usually, PTSD are referred to vets from battlefields. This is not the case. Although, living in parisian region since last years, it's sometimes recalling Tel Aviv or … Continue reading Canary and miners.