An Open Letter to Those who Love Someone Struggling with PTSD or Trauma


True Self

My true self is Kind, Caring, Considerate, Compassionate, honest, and genuine. It's a battle to remain as my true self. I'm sick of my mind and emotions. I don't want them controlling my life. I want to be FREE. Free to be my true self. Not my story of who I am and my past … Continue reading True Self


I have very little faith in western medicine when it comes to mental health treatment. I have been on anti-depressants since 2003. They haven't really helped me much. These are the range of med's I've been on since then: Paroxetine, Venlafaxine, Sertraline, Lamotrigine, Risperidone, Quetiapine, Mirtazapine, diazepam and Lorazepam. The effectiveness of them is debatable. … Continue reading Anti-Depressants/Psychiatrist

Self Acceptance

We are all imperfect beings and it's only human to have flaws. This is something I'm trying to come to terms with. Getting on board with the idea that I'm on my own journey and there is no need to compare my life with others who are on different paths. I need to be kinder … Continue reading Self Acceptance