Category Archives: PTSD

Ways to Cope with PTSD During the Holidays

It’s virtually impossible to avoid the holidays altogether but having a plan for being in control of how you experience and manage them can be the difference between a being miserable or less stressful. Here are some suggestions.

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5 Things Spouses Need to Know About PTSD

Your invisible wounds as a spouse are often unrecognized, except by other military and veteran spouses. Your pain, your anguish, your sense of loss are every bit as real as these feelings are among our combat troops and veterans. It … Continue reading

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There’s a Stranger in My House

“My loved one went to war.  Someone else came home.”   Post traumatic stress has become a familiar term.  It is still difficult for family and friends at home to understand what happened to a person, a “personality,” as a result of combat. … Continue reading

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The Warrior’s Language of Silence

For warriors with combat post traumatic stress words do not come easy. Creating art, or writing poetry, are good ways to release some of the demons while we are waiting for the words to come.  “Waiting for the words to … Continue reading

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