Now that you’re in recovery you can’t use substances or behaviors that once got you through social situations. Here’s how…
Your Life After TraumaThe “Your Life After Trauma” blog mission is to educate, inspire and support survivors, caregivers and healing professionals about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the recovery process.
We’re often told to “stay present” and “be mindful,” but how do you actually do that? Here, a little guidance.
Here, 10 ways you can be a better caregiver to a survivor of trauma.
Getting back to the truth of you are after giving up substances depends on cultivating three key traits.
Now that I’m sober the fear seems more intense than ever before.
Three simple exercises can make it easier to short-circuit that out-of-control feeling.
In honor of National PTSD Awareness Day, June 27, I wanted to clear up misperceptions I hear all the time…
Stress saps the energy you need to stay sober. Calm, though, boosts energy. Here’s how to get more of it.
Accepting yourself where you are right now is not the same as condoning bad behavior and allowing it to continue.
There are good reasons behind cravings, but with some practical tips you can short-circuit these powerful urges and reclaim control.
Wherever you find trauma and addiction you will find the pain and the ache of loss. But learning to lessen…
The author of ‘Your Life After Trauma’ offers her best advice for conquering self-criticism and protecting your recovery.