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Signs of PTSD: How to Tell If You Have It

Signs of PTSD: How to Tell If You Have It

You have probably heard a lot about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the media. This disorder is a mix of symptoms that develop after a traumatic event. It’s commonly associated with individuals who have been in combat, survived terrible accidents, abuse, and...
4 Ways Trauma Affects Your Relationship

4 Ways Trauma Affects Your Relationship

In many cases, you probably think of trauma as being something that you experience individually on your own. You may falsely assume that it does not affect your relationships with other people. It is normal to focus on trauma’s painful effects on yourself, of course....
Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Pandemics, like Covid-19, challenge the way that people cope. Our brains are designed to react to novel and unfamiliar things as threats. Fear of infection, a lack of understanding and a lack of control impact us on deep levels. For some people this can be considered...
Trauma Recovery – It Is Possible

Trauma Recovery – It Is Possible

Trauma is the experience of severe psychological distress following a traumatic or life-threatening event. It may be a one-time powerful incident such as an accident, an illness, an assault or rape, or exposure to a catastrophic event. Or it could be repeated exposure...