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Get the Help You Need: 7 Treatments For PTSD

PTSD

Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is no laughing matter. The effects of this disorder can be brought on by any number of circumstances. The stress of combat is one of the chief causes. There are a number of treatments that have been proposed to deal with it. Here are the 7 most common of them. 1. Exposure Therapy …

How Trauma Can Impact Our Lives

Trauma is a significant symptom that can affect anyone. It can come up in conversations often, and you might think it’s only reserved for the most extreme situations, but trauma can afflict anyone.   In this post, we’ll go over what trauma is, some examples of trauma, and provide some helpful advice on coping with traumatic events.   What is …

Sevens ways to keep hope alive

Keep hope alive Life can be tough. It can sometimes feel as if everything and everyone is against you at times. So how do we get through, is there anything we can do to ride the tough times and come out the other side relatively unscathed? How do we keep hope alive? I have put together a few ideas to …

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The Psychology of Personal Growth Through Adversity

The Power of Suffering: Growing through life crises Every cloud has a silver lining, there’s light at the end of the tunnel, it’s always darkest before the dawn, are all part of our everyday vocabulary and sayings often drawn on to help people through times of personal adversity, though of little comfort at the time. Psychologist, David Roland has studied …

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Post Traumatic Growth

    Post Traumatic Growth Life is full of irony and paradoxes. The more people I meet, the more my theory about post traumatic growth is confirmed. We all want to live a life that is trauma free and coasts along smoothly. I can’t imagine anyone deliberately choosing hardship over harmony. Yet there are many virtues associated with experiencing a …

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What Pain Teaches You To Make You Stronger

Life is never smooth and pain-free. It’s a harsh truth that you will have to learn the hard way. However, it is essential that you accept that pain is a part of life. While it doesn’t mean you should welcome pain readily, it gives you the knowledge that suffering is never meaningless. Indeed, difficult experiences, whether they hurt you at …

Getting through tough times

Currently I am in hospital and each day things swing up and down. I seem to improve in one aspect and then some new challenge will arise. Each day is a challenge and when life is tough, it’s extremely important to stay as mentally strong as possible. The moment we begin to feel defeated, the outcome can change. There are …