The Basics of PTSD: A New Series

I’m going to start a new series regarding the basics of PTSD and how it affects daily life of a PTSD survivor and their loved ones. I’ll focus on a single component of PTSD as much as I can (most posts here involve the co-mingling of several ideas and...
A Blogger’s Migration + Burnout Bonus

A Blogger’s Migration + Burnout Bonus

Howdy, everyone! I’m in the process of migrating my mental health blog, Understand PTSD and ADHD, over to this domain in an effort to centralize my blogging efforts. With that also comes a content strategy that I’m putting together. 2016 will be a busy...
What Actually Happens During a PTSD Trigger

What Actually Happens During a PTSD Trigger

I just came across this great article on triggers on the MyPTSD forum, and I wanted to share it. This is a great insight into the mind of a survivor of PTSD: Dylan breaks down the effects of triggering step by step: The brain unconsciously evaluates stimuli at...
Mental Health and Decreased Sex Drive

Mental Health and Decreased Sex Drive

I’m so glad that my wife suggested this topic for my next blog entry. I know, it’s an uncomfortable topic for some. It’s a crucial part to a relationship, however. Sexual intimacy is important to the health of any relationship because of the intimacy...