People with PTSD can't just get over it--here's why

(Reblog) PTSD Stigma: Why People with PTSD Can’t “Just Get Over It”

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stigma is alive and well. If you have PTSD, you’ve probably heard someone tell you to “just get over” your trauma. Maybe it was a well-meaning friend or family member, like my father who was frightened … Continue reading

Letting go of all your things is crushing and freeing rolled into one--on

Letting Go And Starting Over

Letting go is hard. When my mom was a young teenager, her family left Cuba in disgrace. In 1966, the Revolution was over, Fidel Castro was in power, and many of the changes that would prove him a ruthless dictator … Continue reading