The thing about PTSD and recovery is that it’s complex. It’s not as simples as 1 2 3 you’re fixed. There were definitely times that I thought some of my problems were PTSD specific, but it turned out that some things were just general, across-the-board human experiences.
You may think of PTSD as an emotional disorder, but it really isn’t. PTSD show up in your brain, and actually influences how your brain functions.
A few pages into Finding Your Wings, I felt a shift in my perception as I realized that it’s not just that you journal, it is also about how you journal.
Do you sometimes just walking around like a headless chicken? Do you, like me, like to sit down for a moment, pour yourself a cuppa and put pen to paper?
Where we’ve felt like a failure or unable to follow through in the past, we can start setting goals for ourselves, and set the reward for reaching them.
Spiritual healing—not to be confused with religion—nurtures the soul; reigniting the spark of our passion, inspiration, and sense of belonging.
‘Will we ever escape our past?!’ Mags reckons it can’t be done. But, what if you could relate to your past in a positive way, not a painful reminder?
Escaping an abusive situation is difficult, if not full on dangerous. Preparing your escape will make you more likely to get out and stay out. Here is some advice to consider while getting ready.
Mags shares her personal story and thoughts on why you should leave an abuser. She tells the story of no contact and how she learned what was happening.
One reasons why within recovery boundaries are so important, is that abusers don’t do boundaries. They see their targets as an extension of themselves.