Dealing With Triggers

If you don’t know what a trigger is, it is an event, smell, sight, or sound that causes you to flash back to the traumatic event that you suffered. You never know when it is going to hit you or how it will affect you when it does.  You may not always react when youContinue reading “Dealing With Triggers”

Meditation for Healing from Trauma

You are in the midst of the flashbacks and memories, the nightmares and the night sweats.  You are seeing your counsellor regularly and you have a psychiatrist on speed dial.  You feel like you should be better – this crap happened a long time ago, so why can’t you get rid of it? Everyone has differentContinue reading “Meditation for Healing from Trauma”

Any Soldier’s Battle: Part One, The Arrival

The following is a sneak preview of an upcoming book. He walked off the train in Anytown, shielding his eyes from the brightness of the sun.  His combat boots made a hollow banging on the wooden boardwalk as he walked slowly towards the crowd of people anxiously awaiting his arrival.  The whole town had turnedContinue reading “Any Soldier’s Battle: Part One, The Arrival”