What it all boils down to

Over the last few months I've been keeping a "trigger diary". My triggers arise on so many different topics and are so frequent, there are pages and pages, yet I'm seeing that the root fear behind them all is the same. Over and over next to each trigger, when I've worked out how it's making …

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Recovery journal 3 – Not having the strength to fight any more can be a positive thing

I often hear people with PTSD or other mental health challenges telling each other to stay strong; telling each other, "keep fighting, you can do this." It's as if this fighting mentality is built in to us, that society views everything we manage to overcome as a result of our strength and our ability to …

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