Women with posttraumatic stress disorder face many of the same issues as men when it comes to figuring out how to reclaim your sense of power. Or, as I also like to call it, your sense of “I matter!”
At the bottom of PTSD recovery it’s really all about being human: whether you’re male or female with symptoms of PTSD you’re struggling with loss of safety, control, self, life, career or any of the other many losses trauma creates.
How do you regain a sense of empowerment that you can use both in recovery and also in recreating your life? That was the question Kate Tate — that’s her in the pic to the left — (founder of the Women with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder fanpage on Facebook) and I recently discussed live on my radio show, CHANGING DIRECTION.
Kate had many good suggestions for how to shift out of that passive, chronic survival mode and into a place of empowered action. Take a listen….
A while ago I saw the movie Invictus and was impressed by how Nelson Mandela exercised his right to forgive. That sort of monumental ability to emotionally release the perpetrators of such wrongdoing seems…..…
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