“I grew up on eastern Long Island and watched a lot of CHIPS so I knew I wanted to be a pilot or cop. Once I realized how much math was involved to be a pilot, it sealed the deal on becoming a cop. I knew I wanted to do police work but my dad … Continue reading I was a first responder at the Pentagon on 9/11.
And don’t ever be afraid to tell your story. Don’t ever feel it is too small, too insignificant, too humble. Don’t ever feel your voice is too faint to be heard. That your words are too shaky to hold their own ground. The world is already over-crowded with voices of self-importance; voices that make noise … Continue reading PTSD Poetry Books: The Unravelled Heart by Kathy Parker.
Thіѕ is Pоѕt-Trаumаtіс Strеѕѕ Disorder, оr PTSD. And thіѕ іѕ my life. I can’t tell you еxасtlу whеn I bеgаn tо realize I ѕuffеr frоm PTSD. Wаѕ іt the іnѕоmnіа? Thе nіghtmаrеѕ? Thе flashbacks? Wаѕ іt thе bоutѕ оf rаgе fоllоwеd bу the сhаѕm оf nothingness? Wаѕ it thе соnѕtаnt numbnеѕѕ аnd detachment I fеlt, like … Continue reading Powerful Confessions of People Living with PTSD: Kathy Parker.
Basil, I am planting basil on my mini balcon. And I just found this article about empathy, and resilience, and the real revolution we are witnessing. We are living a time of changing. And you know what? I have been attending a class of Excel and Word this week, some basic class, to get started with … Continue reading Trauma Survivors.
The PTSD Beautiful Trauma Project was born in France, in 2018, after 3 years from terrorist attacks to the “Charlie Hebdo Magazine” Board Office. Despite not being an activist, neither politically, nor labour councillor, I felt soon concerned and, in fact, I was. They say that, if you want to grow and evolve, in a lifetime, you get … Continue reading The PTSD Beautiful Trauma Project.
Tonight, I found this wonderful project by US Army Veteran, Jeffrey Sargent, Warriors at Ease, which promotes yoga and meditation as tools to recover from PTSD and anxiety disorders. Of course, this is meant to support the health and well-being of Veterans, Service Members and their families, but his example confirms my theory on how … Continue reading Yoga warriors.