Tag Archives: Emotions

The chronic PTSD trap: AVOIDANCE

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is mental health disorder that originates from a single or series of traumatic events. One of the signature symptoms of PTSD is avoidance. Avoidance of crowds and loud noises often come to mind when someone thinks of PTSD avoidance, but there avoidance behaviors that are harder to see. Many people with… Read More »

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, AND SELF-HELP Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that can develop following a traumatic event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless. Traumatic events that can lead to PTSD include: War Natural disasters Car or plane crashes Terrorist attacks Sudden death of a loved one Rape Kidnapping Assault Sexual or… Read More »

The Signs A Loved One May Have PTSD [& How to Spot Them]

Register for our FREE live event with Dr. Christina on PTSD/Trauma in Relationships: PTSD affects more than just veterans – in fact, nearly 70 percent of people have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. It can also lead to other mental health disorders like depression and anxiety. There is hope for recovery… Read More »

Art as Therapy – part 2 – processing trauma, PTSD with bipolar

My name is Xanthe Wyse. This is the second part showing some photos of some of the artworks that were in my 2 art as therapy solo exhibitions, Spinning Orbit and Speak. Held 2 years apart. Creative expression has been therapeutic for me and visual arts has been a part of that. My artworks are… Read More »

Pet Purpose – chpt 19 – Storms – part 1 – bipolar disorder with trauma

Xanthe Wyse is reading her semiautobiographical novel, Pet Purpose. The current scenes are almost memoir. Character has bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder and has shut down intense emotion for decades which are now erupting to the surface. Source: Youtube

Pet Purpose – chpt 19 – Storms – part 3 – bipolar and PTSD

Xanthe Wyse is reading her semiautobiographical novel Pet Purpose. Highlighting bipolar disorder (especially mania) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sexual trauma. Love hurts (relationships). With pet theme. Source: Youtube

Pet Purpose – Chapter 1 – No Rainbow Bridge

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Terrified of releasing Pet Purpose (my novel – 6 years in the making inspired by my personal journey yet changed). Terrified of the ridicule as revealing deeper parts. The novel is connected to the paintings. Pet Purpose has mature themes… Read More »

Dear Masuma – Post Traumatic Stress – E7 S1

Join sister Masuma Jaffar for her brand new show on Imam Hussein TV3 for your questions, queries and problems answered by our resident Alima. Looking deep into the problems that are faced daily by the Muslim community explained with a hint of religious jurisprudence and ethical, moral and religious theories. Every Monday at 11AM London… Read More »

Intense emotions trigger my PTSD. Especially anger. Hyperarousal.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. This video was made over an hour after the previous one (where I vented anger – still in a controlled way – in response to someone’s dramatic display of ‘screaming in rage and frustration’ on a video on social media.… Read More »