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Psychologist Roger Callahan tells a fascinating anecdote about a patient he calls Mary. Around 1980, they were working together on her intense, life-long phobia of water. He’d been working with her for about a year and had tried every conventional therapy he could think of. She’d gotten a ... Views: 23
Coping with depression requires one’s partner and family to understand the difference between depression and sadness.
Sadness usually refers to a sense of loss, grief or upset in response to an event typically recent in one’s life. While sadness can be intense, it usually runs its course as ... Views: 61
Matthew 16:3 proclaims our failings as mankind to choose what to discern.
The question evoked, “O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky,” as concern.
Then Matthew proclaims, “But can ye not discern the signs of the times?”
Our television broadcasts the weather forecast over, and ... Views: 74
If your life seems to have been in a constant spiral down, contemplate on this.
There may be forces unseen that are not just PTSD that took away your bliss.
It was not until I started to study the arts of Feng Shui, and Qigong healing energy.
Both are derived from ancient Chinese teachings ... Views: 129
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Instead of trying to manage and deal with the signs and symptoms like a ... Views: 180
Hope when life feels hopeless. Experiencing suicidal thoughts, fear, or a way out of your pain? Feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, or depression? People think you’re suicidal just to get attention while you’re actually looking ... Views: 142
This may sound like a great deal of action in the practice of Qigong.
Using a positive intent, will further the process of negativity removal along.
Getting rid of negative emotions (that may invite evil spirits) needs examination.
Let me explain that there is a difference between spirits, ... Views: 245
Overcome flying phobia (aviophobia), fear of turbulence, panic attacks, anxiety, or ‘what if?’ worries.
Travel and explore the world with friends and family safely, relaxed and comfortable.
Coaching, fear of ... Views: 114
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
The narcissist's True Self is introverted and dysfunctional. In healthy people, Ego functions are generated from the inside, from the Ego. In narcissists, the Ego is dormant, comatose. The narcissist needs the input of and ... Views: 265
Having had PTSD attracts certain personality traits in relationships.
This can be very detrimental in finding healthy, positive partnerships.
An example, for me is finding appropriate tenants to rent my duplex property.
Interviewing them is a process of filtering out negative emotions, you ... Views: 123
In many cities modern traffic lights have what is called preemption equipment installed. Fire Engines, Police Cars, Ambulances etc. have transmitters on them that trip this equipment. The point is to turn all the lights green for the first responders so they can get where they need to be as ... Views: 120
In this world there will always be challenges in life. We are after-all imperfect people living in a fallen world. “ For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” Romans 3:23. Since none of us are perfect our lives cannot be perfect, things happen. When things happen even though they ... Views: 173
I was much older when I first recognized the voice of the inner critic. I’d known it for so long that I believed it to be my own.
My later studies in psychology and working with wonderful women made me realize that we all carried this voice in our heads. Denying it or challenging it was often ... Views: 156
It is usually a very long, winding road to recovery from events of PTSD.
If a person gets help right away, it may not take as long as it did for me.
After hearing a preacher’s message in a sermon, a revelation transpired.
He said that each of us has a seed planted by God (as I became ... Views: 132
When we find ourselves faced with a troublesome issue, reflect first.
Be quiet, and still your senses so that the answer comes as you thirst.
In silence ask yourself, “What caused this strange situation to begin?”
Looking over what emotions have overflowed will keep us from a spin.
You ... Views: 137
1 Peter 4:12 quandary proclaims strange, fiery trials we are experiencing.
This passage explains much, as customized, cruel tribulations may bring.
We may have been trying our very best to get along with others.
Only to be continually attacked by those we treat as sisters, and ... Views: 158
Isaiah 43:18-21 describes temptations’ power over us as being done.
There God proclaims how He makes a way, once His will has begun!
He arrives like the Calvary with guns blasting whether on land, or sea.
The battle is not just won, but the enemy is rebuked to destruction, you see.
Those ... Views: 167
How can we expect to drink clean water out of a dirty glass?
When such is given to us, it is right to just let that grime pass.
Otherwise, no matter what kind of water purifier we have it will be corrupted.
It is such a waste of time, and effort to continue while success is ... Views: 170
Conquering covert, and overt evil in the world starts in our own heart.
Putting away our past hurts from PTSD is the way to a good, healthy start.
Saint Paul’s Philippians 3:13 concentrates on eagerly moving forward.
We must set our minds to move past what issues kept us going ... Views: 186
Care after Brain Injury
After the onset of injury, the first course of treatment will be at the hospital. Imaging studies will examine the brain to look for trauma or dysfunction. A CT (computerized tomography) scan examines the brain structures. This imaging study will reveal an area of ... Views: 227
There is nothing worse than having a sapping secret to feed.
It takes away precious life-force energy to make it continuously heed.
PTSD is like filling up your gas tank, and emptying it getting lost.
We keep using up our energy, going nowhere at a hidden cost.
Some of us with trauma may ... Views: 232
The seasons of the year coincides with how we can celebrate our days.
Those of us with PTSD may be considered being in winter with delays.
We may be still clearing out the debris of storms that came years ago.
This kind of rubble comes from carrying negative emotions that grow.
These ... Views: 216
When dealing with PTSD we need to ask ourselves a few things.
It is an internal conversation, where we wait to see what the answer brings.
We become our own judge, and jury when we examine each, and every fact.
It is important that we are truly honest, so as to keep our ego in tact.
The ... Views: 241
We should beware of merchants offering their goods for free.
Examine their motives, with strings attached, for healing PTSD.
Satan, and his demons are a type of merchant with strings, too.
He may suggest taking the easy way out in suicide, which is true.
Doctors, and therapists may make ... Views: 254
We all lead encounter some form of stress. Many times we
clients go to psychics they are
hoping for ways to cultivate decompressing from stress. For most people, a
certain level of everyday stress is inevitable in these modern times. The
structure of our lives seems to ... Views: 267
It may have been smooth sailing for a while in our lives.
Then all of a sudden something happens, and we break out in hives!
We become engaged into a new storm, or situation of despair.
Those with PTSD have significant events of trauma to compare.
How do we manage to get out of this ... Views: 304
This article will give you an alternative perspective in how to deal with a traumatic challenge you cannot control. The basic point is when you don’t have the ability to avoid the challenge, you do have the ability to control how you deal with it. The simple fact of how you approach it ... Views: 351
A Preview From Randi G. Fine’s Upcoming Book
Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: Surviving Pathological Narcissistic Abuse
This is copyrighted material. It may not be reprinted, or used in whole or part by anyone other than the author.
As an Adult Child of Narcissistic Abuse you can learn ... Views: 471
What a strange concept, that seems to pull away from reality.
It will make more sense, if we connect PTSD to emotions of carnality.
Okay, let us give these emotions a face describing the following list.
The carnal man or woman connects to fear, anger, worry, stress, and lust.
In ... Views: 263
The song with words, “Should old acquaintance be forgot” applies here.
Those of us with PTSD need to do so in order for healing to truly adhere.
New Year’s day is anytime we begin to reflect on how we can smother sorrow.
For instance, “What can we get rid of today to proliferate a better ... Views: 258
psychic, I have seen issues that
stem from childhood. These early roots tie into our adult lives.
Jessica, 51, was a VP in marketing
contacted me for suggestions about ending her eight-thirty day period romance
with Joe, a 52 year old banker. Immediately after connecting by means ... Views: 412
What is Your Emotional Awareness About Your Past?
Identifying Unexpressed Emotion
To find out if you are having trouble letting go of the past, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions:
Do you have painful childhood memories that you have yet to deal with?
Do you ... Views: 282
When Children Don’t Stand a Chance
Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the right reasons. They are not nurturers. They have no maternal instincts or genuine love to give. To the narcissistic mother, children represent a captive narcissistic supply. Because a young child’s very ... Views: 466
Adult NPD Survivors Further Assaulted By Ignoramuses
When people hear that I have chosen to have no contact with my highly toxic, aged mother and father they always tell me how sorry they feel for my parents. I can only assume that in me they see a happy, well-adjusted adult woman and must ... Views: 347
There is something universal to how we with PTSD react to abuse.
Having experienced a trauma or two we may think trying is of no use.
What is it that makes a miserably, mistreated woman ultimately stay?
Her conviction to a religious conscience may be a heavy reason in play.
The thing ... Views: 240
Perhaps, we have been trying all kinds of alternative healing.
It is not from our lack of sincere diligence that the devil keeps stealing.
What we have to realize is that staying in the same situation stagnates.
Whatever positive affirmations being said, the circumstance negates.
Letting ... Views: 244
It seems as though one cannot make it through an entire day without drama popping up somewhere. Whether at work, in the news, or within our own homes, we are constantly surrounded with chaos and crisis. While some seem to thrive on it, others avoid it like the plague. Not all drama is harmful. ... Views: 273
Ephesians 6:12 tell us that the battle is not ours to fight.
It is God’s battle-axe we must swing with all our might!
Flesh and blood cannot resist, alone, against power-hungry principalities.
Such is the same for us with PTSD combating the mind’s imagined realities.
We need to be armed ... Views: 265
I guess my absence, from contributing to this site, is a testimony to my recovery and mental health. I have spent the past few years rediscovering myself after being part of a relationship my whole life. It's been a painful, bittersweet, empowering journey.
This Sunday will be the nine year ... Views: 343
What we with PTSD need to consider for healing is a seasonal, changing strategy.
Without a constant attention to where we are, our progress becomes a tragedy!
The things like protective mechanisms may no longer be advantageous.
Those emotions of anger, and fear prevented us from becoming ... Views: 302
What we with PTSD need to know is in the form of a spiritual concept.
It is vital for healing ourselves that negativity we daily reject.
This comes in the characteristics of universal emotions, you see.
There is a spirit attached, especially, to reactions of negativity.
One must be in ... Views: 356
As more time passes from my operations I begin to see more of it. Some have mentioned that it is a form of PTSD. It is hard to describe. The best word I can think of is fear. I wasn't fearful at the time but as I look back at it all it makes me extremely fearful.
For the month leading up ... Views: 328
All of us (at one time or another) will experience some kind of pain.
There is comfort in knowing that one-day, too, will come a greater gain.
In Daniel 6:27 depicts how he was delivered from the lions' power, you see.
His faith sustained him through terrific trial, like trauma in you and ... Views: 342
In a world where encounters with sources of aggression and violence, trauma and grief are all too common, understanding the dynamics of “critical incidents/hazardous events” – both for adults and/or children directly impacted and for those encountering second-hand effects – is vital. This ... Views: 347
In light of events fifteen miles away (Baltimore) to 10,000 miles from my doorstop (Nepal), this essay titled, "Individual and Collective Crisis/Trauma Intervention and Debriefing: Ten Steps & Strategies," clearly has immediate relevance and application. Actually, the impetus for the article ... Views: 404
The choices we make determine what pathways our lives will take.
Whatever we do, one thing we must not do and that is to procrastinate!
This is because opportunities to pull us out of one path may arise.
Even with a clouded present forecast, prayer can lead us to a future prize.
It may ... Views: 360
From my inbox, I receive the following on a regular basis. I hope it helps you or yours.
It goes something like this: I have always felt unworthy because of all that was said to me while growing up. My mother always used to be unhappy and would take it out on me, telling me that I am the ... Views: 544
From my inbox, I receive the following on a regular basis. I hope it helps you or yours.
It goes something like this: I have always felt unworthy because of all that was said to me while growing up. My mother always used to be unhappy and would take it out on me, telling me that I am the ... Views: 515
Recently writing about “Bully Types” resurrected an emotion I have grappled with much of my life: a) being part of a family, especially as a child and teen, riddled with mental illness and shrouded in family secrets, b) as a child and young teen, threatened and emotionally bullied by peers for ... Views: 603
The greater the gifted reward is congruent to a more stealth in affliction.
This explains why our cross seems heavier to bear from this contradiction.
My own cross came in the form of property catastrophe, together with infirmity.
The weight of the snow and ice was relentless causing ... Views: 349