Find out who won Amy Dresner's My Fair Junkie and then how to cope with unhealthy influences on

How To Cope With Unhealthy People In Your Life + “My Fair Junkie” Winner!

Today I want to reblog my latest post on HealthyPlace about dealing with unhealthy people, and also talk about a couple other things. We Have A Winner! The first and most exciting matter today is that we have a winner … Continue reading

Tales From The Other Side: How Social Systems Ignore And Exacerbate PTSD

Today’s guest post on social systems and PTSD comes from a freelance writer covering some of the ways in which our society worsens the experience of trauma survivors, even while trying to help them. This is an issue near and … Continue reading

Exclusive (and frank) author interview with Amy Dresner on

Book Review + EXCLUSIVE Author Interview “My Fair Junkie” by Amy Dresner

  Today I am beyond thrilled to provide you a review of the novel My Fair Junkie, written by Amy Dresner–who writes for many of the same sites I do (and more) but has been doing so for a lot longer–followed … Continue reading

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(Reblog) What To Expect When You And Your Partner Both Have PTSD

  Does your partner have posttraumatic stress disorder? Do you as well? Living in the aftermath of trauma is difficult enough on its own, but navigating a relationship in which both partners have PTSD can be an emotional minefield. My husband and … Continue reading

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Inchworming To Happiness: How I Use Exercise To Manage My Depression

I stared at the ceiling as wakefulness poisoned my body. That’s really what it felt like: poison. My limbs felt as though they had anchors tied to them. Rising from the bed was an Olympic feat. By the time I … Continue reading