There is much debate on the use of Propranolol for the treatment of PTSD. Most are quick to respond in confusion, isn’t that the drug that killed Michael Jackson? Not fully understanding the drug I went on a quest to understand if this is a good treatment for PTSD. Continue reading
Sometimes after we undergo a hardship we take step back from what we love, feeling disconnected from the life as we know it. In essence what we are experiencing is dissociation. The question is how to we rekindle the fire the used to spark us?
If you are like most Americans, you probably struggle with finding time to relax, to breathe, to be in the moment. We have to remember to take time to be present and notice the beauty of our surroundings.
Two years ago I was sitting at my table working on my laptop when suddenly I felt like I wasn’t safe. About thirty minutes later I was informed there was a fire in my building and I needed to evacuate. Within minutes I watched my apartment go up in flames, belongings and mementos I would never see again. While the visual of the fire is still fresh in my mind, I am grateful for the strength and wisdom I have gained from the experience. Continue reading