Tag Archives: PTSD

Guest artist and author: Andrea Torrey Balsara – Hello, Anxiety, My Old Friend…

This morning I feel anxious. The old feeling, one which had woken me up in the past, with shaking hands, a feeling of cold terror, and the urge to hide, accompanied every morning I had through junior high and high … Continue reading

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A spiritual wet kipper

You know those life-lessons that come out of the blue and slap you round the face with a wet kipper? I had one of those today… and it was right that I should do so. I firmly believe that we … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Week Revisited – The Gift of Friendship by Sue Vincent

Sally Cronin is revisiting her series on Women’s Health, with posts not only relevant to women. Please take a look at her website to read the articles. by both Sally herself and other writers. This was my contribution… Reblogged from … Continue reading

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Out of nowhere

It came out of nowhere. Overwhelming pain more present than memory, as if lifted up and planted back in that moment, that time, with no escape, no recourse but to live, once again, those minutes; to experience again the emotions, … Continue reading

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