I feel a tremendous amount of guilt sometimes when my PTSD effects how others might perceive ‘how I view them’, if that makes any sense to you. I don’t want anyone to dislike me, but on occasion, I may ruffle a few feathers...Read More
Canada Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Paul feels the freedom of traveling across the beautiful lands of Canada help with his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and related issues.
He’s a big fan of the Best Western Hotel Chain, Post Cards, Word Searches, His Nephew, Baked Goods, and His Old Friends That Understand/Accept Him.
His dislikes include his Sister, Fireworks, Weapons, People Who Laugh Without Opening Their Mouths, Babies, Google Glass, White Chocolate, and The Sound Tennis Players Make When They Hit A Ball.
I was staying at one of my favorite establishments, the Regina Econolodge, while on the road in Saskatchewan when I, unfortunately, got triggered a couple of times, and I caused quite the scene in the hotel lobby. Let me reiterate that I love the...Read More
I was driving through Prince Edward Island, doing my best to sell the newest wares for the company I work for. The biggest seller on this trip has been Handerpants. They’re gloves that look like tighty-whitey underwear, and everyone seems to...Read More
Being on the road for work all the time soothes me as I don’t like to be around people that much as people trigger my PTSD more often than not. People! I love them, but I kinda hate them too. That’s why just being in my car, traveling...Read More
Every year I like to take my nephew out for Halloween as it gives me the chance to feel like a kid again by putting on a costume. This year I wore a Hulk costume as I’ve enjoyed being strong superhero type characters ever since I started...Read More
I was on the road for a solid four weeks when a friend of mine texted me about a show she was curating a monthly event called Trampoline Hall at The Garrison Bar in Toronto. It’s an event where three different people take the stage and...Read More
In the history of our Canada Post Traumatic Stress Disorder posts, we’ve been dealing with very specific PTSD or CPTSD issues. Today we’re discussing PTSD Depression, and even if you don’t have PTSD, but still battle Depression,...Read More
If you have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder there will be times when you feel extremely exhausted and you have no idea what caused it all. Naps are now a necessity. There are both psychological and physical...Read More
Most people think that to have PTSD, something truly awful must be the cause, such as war trauma, or abuse and assaults of all kinds. However, this is not always the case, and it’s in these little things where emotions can get really tricky....Read More
Like many things in life, you get the good and the bad all together. For those living with PTSD, most of the time you only see the debilitating bad. However, if you’re able to take a step back, there are many strong qualities that the PTSD...Read More
If you have PTSD, you may know all about the 1000 yard stare. It’s a phrase coined to describe the limp, blank, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier, but the symptom it describes may also be found among victims of other types of trauma. A...Read More