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
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.
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
For people living with PTSD, Avoidance is a symptom as well as a coping mechanism. It’s a way to limit distressing experiences. Things like memories, thoughts, or feelings that are closely related to a traumatic event. These reminders can...Read More
It’s hard to put into words how you feel when you have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for others to understand what you are going through. In reality, only those that suffer from the same effects are on the same page. In the below...Read More
When you have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and your friends and family don’t care to understand your difficulties or they are completely dismissive of your experience, it fucking hurts. These are the people that you need to rely on the most...Read More
More often than not, most family and friends don’t understand what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder aka PTSD sufferers go through. However, just like Rob below, not everyone lacks empathy or understanding. Without the outside support and...Read More
For the many Military veterans returning from their years of service, it means coping with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You or your loved one(s) may be having a hard time readjusting to life out of the military. It’s...Read More