Charlotte: Child abusers – the world’s most advanced torture and brainwashing experts. Living with PTSD.

A sudden bombardment of triggers can take you down a rabbit hole without a rope! I had become overwhelmingly nostalgic for the small amount of positive stories from my childhood I have saved on my hard drive.Danger-zone. Charlotte

Charlotte: Complications arise with a new job. Fear of oversharing when you are a PTSD survivor.

I don’t want my new boss to regret hiring me. She is an amazing boss and very kind, someone I connect to instinctively. I mustn’t lose her trust, or run away out of fear of what might become of our effective working relationship if I overshare at some point. Charlotte

Charlotte: Post-school holidays re-set. PTSD self-scan.

School holidays give me perspective on life. Now I’m out the other side and husband is back at work, kids back to nursery/school, I miss everyone, the lovely togetherness and long for the weekends when we can all just BE. I don’t miss the hectic mess and lack of peace at home.

Charlotte: PTSD and the Window of Tolerance

It never fails. I am going along, seemingly handling all the big deals in my life, balancing all the balls, spinning all the plates: family, job, continuing education for said job, bills, friends, and just when I feel like I have it all going for me… WHAM! The tiniest issue takes my feet out from under me and I’m a puddle on the floor.

How Do People Charlotte Deal With PTSD Triggers

In our book #dealwithit - living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does to help me when various things trigger me, basically, how do people in Charlotte deal With PTSD Triggers.