When you are down and depressed, sometimes you need to kick yourself in the butt and start moving your energy. That moving your energy potentially gets you unstuck. It gets you out of stagnancy and a defeat mindset.
Articles: Symptoms of Complex PTSD, PTSD and Childhood Trauma
Articles and Insights on symptoms of Complex PTSD, PTSD and Childhood Trauma. These articles are based on real-life client-therapist interactions in practice.
Not being able to sleep, fall asleep, stay asleep, or have a restful sleep are very common symptoms when dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress.
When your stress hormones rise and stay chronically high, your metabolism changes from glucose oxidation to fatty acid oxidation.
When you are overwhelmed by emotion, you react. That reaction helps you to survive, but also creates patterns that reenact themselves
Could you tell me in a basic way what happens in your brain when you have PTSD? What are the cognitive processes that are involved?