Situational awareness is more than just knowing what’s going on around you by scanning the environment. It requires that you understand what you’re looking for when you’re skimming the area. You don’t need years of training to notice when something is out of place, especially if you frequent the same locations. If you pay attention, then you’ll always know when something doesn’t seem, feel, smell, or sound right.
“If you have never experienced the negative force of narcissistic abuse, you will not understand how crippling the aftermath of their impact can be.” Imagine you’re going out to dinner with your
For many parents, the ideal situation post-divorce is to get along, right? Well, this is not always the case because many people hold on to feelings of resentment and anger related
My life has been nothing short of a series of roller-coasters. From twists to turns, from loops to defying moments, much of my survival on this planet has felt like whiplash
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I recently shared an abridged version of my life with an old friend. After a brief hug and some tears, she mentioned how amazed she was at how I have
You would think that after spending months and thousands of dollars trying to divorce your spouse you will be able to move on with your life, right? Well, this is not
From war to child abuse. From mass shootings to car crashes. From domestic violence to sex slavery. These are just some examples of the countless traumatic experiences that can cause
Most people with PTSD shy away from disclosing their diagnosis for fear of stigmatization. Most people without PTSD - who are not otherwise touched by the disorder - have little or
I have met many people with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that have a very difficult time being assertive or confuse assertiveness with maladaptive responses that only create problems for them. Perhaps
"The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of the world but those who fight and win battles that others do not know anything about.” J. Harnisch PTSD
"Me: What could possibly go wrong? Anxiety: I'm glad you asked...hold my beer." Yesterday was one of those days when bad news seem to be the order of the day. From denied
Increase Your Chances of Surviving a Mass Shooting by Being Prepared CONSIDER TRAINING FOR CONCEALED CARRY I never go anywhere without some type of concealed handgun. Carry a compact yet powerful caliber
Deciding to divorce your partner does not make you a bad person, a villain, or a reject of society. If you have this belief, erase it from your system as