Soothing Sunday: Touch Deprivation and Isolation

I’m sure many reading this are like me, fully isolated, or close to it, and living alone. It creates the perfect environment for touch deprivation to set in. Touch deprivation is a real issue because physical contact with others relieves stress, releases hormones that improve mood, creates bonding experiences, and so much more. Humans need… Read More Soothing Sunday: Touch Deprivation and Isolation

Writing with PTSD

I’m writing this post in part to try and help myself.  I also recognize that it may help someone else.  Living with PTSD is a freaking mess.  It’s worse when something triggers the anxiety, depression, self-loathing, and all the other messy symptoms. (warning, not gonna censor my language on this one)