Power of Story : “First Responders: Coffee and Conversation" Facilitated by: U.S. Air Force Veteran and Retired Chief of Police Dave Weiner and Sara Correll. Special Guest: Retired Police Sergeant & Former Air Force Captain Michael Sugrue We discuss traumatic incidents and the toll they took on our personal and professional lives. More importantly we talk about … Continue reading Power of Story: Michael Sugrue Police + Air Force Veteran.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders is a new term for me, not new as symptom; I was very much OCD in the 90s with my eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Another battle, another lifetime. Maybe another book? My new friend from Belgium, Seb, is catching it right: OCD are very similar to PTSD... they are symptoms … Continue reading PTSD same symptoms than OCD?
Hi Crew. ** It's reunion time here.** Did you have a good year? or did you feel abandoned? This come back sounds pretty good to me, since I have a new Restart. First, I want you to **congratulate** with me:) If you read through my storytelling : in 2015 went through these Paris attacks ( aftermath of … Continue reading Back for good.
Before sharing next article, with courtesy of The Mystic.org, I want to tell you of a strange thing that happened to me, when I almost turned into madness, before my sick leave was due. One afternoon, I was walking on the sidewalk, to the supermarket, when I found this watercolor on the hedge. Middle of nowhere. A … Continue reading Mystic Signs: Dawn of New Life?
Hello, bonjour all Human Kindness 🙂 I have almost finished my book reading of "Tribe". A few pages left. Thank you Sebastian Junger, and thank your Dad's, for those inspiring conversations. Me, too, I made a "new world" talking at the table with my daddy, when he left me express my thoughts, once in a while. He passed … Continue reading Hello, bonjour Vietnam.
When you overreact to events, like crying before other people, and can't avoid sadness overwhelm you after catching up with media news, then you are probably a so-called « highly sensitive person ». The earlier you get it, the better. Before my burn out and fake alert trauma, I knew that I was a sensitive person, and … Continue reading HSP, are you?
First Paris attack came in january 2015. The whole week, unhappily, I've been watching videos on the web. Every day we got striking news about actions of terrorists around the parisian area. They said that they were stealing cars and hiding in the woods, so I was in alert. Police forces were hunting them, streets … Continue reading Charlie, who?
Today I was reading this blog page, talking about suicidal survivor, and I found my self wondering what kept me safe from going down, in last two years. I mean, I've been depressive, and bipolar, when younger, and at age of 43, I admit that I am, proudly, NO MORE. During my journey, I've been … Continue reading Self love and yoga.
When I read about PTSD before going through my personal journey, I thought that PTSD were reserved only to war veterans or raped, child abused victims. God bless them all. Now, I can observe, « abuse », in a lifetime, can come in different ways, and shades of grey. It all depends on your level of sensibility. … Continue reading Suicidal ? Why hurry up.
Before I discovered meditation, my daily routine was jumping out of bed, at last minute, rushing for having my breakfast, and getting ready for going out, and still hurry up to catch my bus. Typical parisian, I'd say. Yes, except I live in suburbs, and this area is located between country and woods. Even more … Continue reading Mindfulness, start small.