The Weight, PTSD, & a Giveaway: First Line Shave latest release & Mental Health Awareness Month

GIVEAWAY info in video. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it is the perfect time to use The Weight soap and splash and talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD). It is also the perfect time to give away a set of this spectacular soap and splash.

0:00 Intro
0:24 Gear rundown
1:51 The theme of the soap
2:18 Types of PTSD
3:16 Soap scent
5:10 More about PTSD
6:26 Common trauma experiences
7:43 CPTSD
9:06 What it is like to live with PTSD
10:15 Adverse Childhood Experiences and how they affect us
13:20 Resulting lather and scent strength
14:25 First pass WTG
15:08 Why PTSD is probably under-diagnosed
19:18 Depression, anxiety, & BPD is sometimes due to PTSD
20:53 Second pass ATG
22:12 “Quit being a little b*tch!”
25:14 PTSD hurts those that love those with PTSD
25:34 Secondary or vicarious trauma among helpers
27:51 Third pass – XTG & pickups
29:18 Shave soap summary
30:24 Razor summary
30:37 After shave splash
31:41 Wrapping up

The Weight shaving soap & aftershave:
-Michael, who is a police officer, at First Line Shave donates a dollar to for each shave soap he sells.
-At the time of this video, Maggard’s has some in stock:
-The artist behind the label: and his Etsy shop:

The AP Shave Co uBrush:

The Goodfellas’ Smile Shibumi Kamisori shavette razor $20.40 at WCS:
Derby Half DE blades:

Shave 326 video:
IAMCDB video:
The Wet Shaving Savage video:
ShaveCave lather whip technique tutorial video:

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk:
More about Complex PTSD –
Healing from Trauma –
NPR: Take the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) quiz:
Secondary Trauma or Vicarious PTSD:

More about the soap: Whiskey, Tobacco, Gunpowder, Vanilla Sugar, Rose, Patchouli, Saffron, White Musk, Pink Pepper, and Jasmine.

FLS 3.0 Soap Base. 4 oz Shave Soap Shave: Stearic Acid, Goat’s Milk, Aloe Vera Juice, Beef Tallow, Glycerin, Unrefined African Shea Butter, Potassium Hydroxide, Castor Oil, Kokum Butter, Apricot Oil, Jojoba Oil, Organic Meadowfoam Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance Oil, Cupuacu Butter, Unrefined Cocoa Butter, Sodium Hydroxide, Silk Amino Acids, Kaolin Clay, Tussah Silk, Sodium Lactate, Vitamin E

120ML Aftershave: Denatured Alcohol, Aloe Vera Juice, Witch Hazel Hydrosol, Rose Hydrosol, Glycerin, Fragrance Oil

The Take Care Men Facebook group:

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Take Care Man, and the information provided by Todd Stanfield, is solely intended for informational and entertainment purposes and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis, or treatment regarding medical or mental health conditions. Although Todd Stanfield is has the Master of Social Work degree and a PhD in Social Work, the views expressed on this site or any related content should not be taken for medical or psychiatric advice. Always consult your physician before making any decisions related to your physical or mental health.

If you are in crisis please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at: or 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or your local emergency services.

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