Tag Archives: Trauma

Jumping in Deering Reservoir Started My Healing
Mental Health

Jumping in Deering Reservoir Started My Healing

When God builds a lake, He has unlimited time, resources, and creativity. When people build a lake God would be proud of, that’s an achievement. I started to heal when I jumped in Deering Reservoir.

When Old Traumas Are Triggered: A Wellness and Recovery Plan
Mental Health

When Old Traumas Are Triggered: A Wellness and Recovery Plan

Here are wellness tools and plans I use when my post-traumatic stress feelings and behavior are triggered. Sometimes, I react to suddenly to use a plan. I work to slow those reactions down.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Tips for Sufferers and Families
Mental Health

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Tips for Sufferers and Families

Traumatic experiences become post-traumatic stress disorder when the feelings surrounding them invade the involuntary centers of the brain, such as the “fight or flight” response. Returning war veterans are making it a social issue as well as an individual and family issue. The best intervention is support from peers.