Tag: ptsd

Loving someone with PTSD

Ever since I made my youtube video ‘How does PTSD affect intimate relationships’, I have had so many of you contact me with questions about how to cope and support your partners. The reality is that it takes a very strong person to love… Continue Reading “Loving someone with PTSD”

Merry Christmas!

Wishing all you wonderful readers and fellow bloggers a wonderful Christmas (although a little late) and I really hope that you managed to find beauty & love in your surroundings, even if you were grieving or not having such a good time today. If… Continue Reading “Merry Christmas!”

Complex PTSD & PTSD exhaustion

The exhaustion which comes as a result of suffering with the above conditions is constantly present. No matter how much you sleep or rest, you never seem to feel completely rejuvenated. The following blog post by Roland Bal further explains this: https://rolandbal.com/trauma-and-ptsd-exhaustion-fatigue-and-tiredness/ Love Athina… Continue Reading “Complex PTSD & PTSD exhaustion”

World Mental Health Day

Mental illness has always been a part of my life. Whether it is through my own personal journey, through my family’s or watching friends struggle. Although I haven’t been writing on here much, mental health will always remain a very important cause that I… Continue Reading “World Mental Health Day”

Why is going ‘no contact’ so hard?

It’s been an extremely busy few days for me recently, which means my blog posts and youtube videos have had to take a back seat. Work has been a priority, with little time for writing and reflecting. I have also had an influx of… Continue Reading “Why is going ‘no contact’ so hard?”

Mental Health Awareness week

Ending the stigma of mental health is still proving to be a challenge, although in the UK we are getting ever closer to our goal of a deeper understanding, tolerance & acceptance of the importance of talking about our mental health. As somebody who… Continue Reading “Mental Health Awareness week”

1 year of Courage Coaching

Today marks 1 year since I started Courage Coaching and I can definetely say it has been totally worth it! Although I wasn’t new to wordpress 1 year ago, I was very new to coaching! Since completing my certification and coaching my first clients,… Continue Reading “1 year of Courage Coaching”

The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Childhood trauma produces physiological effects upon the developing brain that have an adverse effect upon the individual’s stress response system. Childhood trauma is likely to increase a person’s vulnerability to falling victim to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). FACTS ABOUT CFS. The symptoms of CFS… Continue Reading “The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)

Generalised Anxiety Disorder is a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event. People with GAD feel anxious most of the time and often struggle to remember the last time they… Continue Reading “GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)”

Narcissists & their relationship to money

This is a topic I previously covered on my personal blog last year but it is important to highlight again, especially in the current climate. Most extremely powerful & wealthy people in this world, are usually void of empathy. Politicians, country leaders, business tycoons… Continue Reading “Narcissists & their relationship to money”