PTSD In a World of Triggers

PTSD is a triggered disorder. Meaning that; seeing, hearing, or over all experiencing things even loosely related to the trauma can cause anything from a panic attack to a full-blown flashback to sometimes, nothing. Being triggered can look a variety of ways. It can set off a chain of obsessive compulsive behavior like picking at […]

Please Stop Saying You Have a “Phobia”

Phobias are a real thing. They are severe, pervasive, and debilitating. When your frontal lobe (reasoning center) shuts off because you are terrified by the prospect of whatever the stimulus is it is more than just being scared of a bug. There are things I can’t look at or talk about. Some I have no […]

Bumbling Adventures in Boundaries Pt. Two

GOD has created our hearts to be protected. Not with high walls of stone or metal gates riveted together with bitterness and cynicism. I would say I fall victim to those two, but we’re like buddies when we hang out. We have matching leather jackets, and mine is more than broken-in. GOD asks that we […]