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Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman living with depression, PTSD, anxiety, and dissociative disorder. Annie enjoys reading, writing, music and walking when the weather is friendly. 120 more words


A Moment of Clarity in the Dark Corners of War

How your character’s self-revelation can make your story clear and concise. Also, a little bit about the media’s coverage of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the military. 13 more words

A Moment of Clarity in the Dark Corners of War

Clear and concise—it’s the two-headed monster of short fiction. We command ourselves to write profound stories while taking up a modest portion of copy space, and edit and edit until we want to punt our laptops off the top of Old Main. 613 more words

Geneva College

Insomnia Myths

Not getting restorative sleep at night will take its toll on anyone. The consequences from a lack of quality sleep occur at both short term and long term durations, so it is important to try to get your issue under control. 302 more words

Treatment Of Insomnia

Where is my mind?

I’ve had one Hell of a day, and I’m not exaggerating with the “Hell.”

I’m super tempted to blog about it, but I feel that if I do it will be a self  fulfilling prophecy. 174 more words


I’m sorry that I haven’t updated in a few days, but the proverbial shit hit the fan as soon as my husband came home and I regressed into an emotional mess once again. 1,117 more words

First responders call for national strategy and increased funding to tackle PTSD crisis

VANCOUVER — Natalie Harris was afraid to fall asleep.

As a young paramedic in Barrie, Ont., Harris went to bed dreading her next nightmare. Nearly every night, she bolted upright screaming and drenched in sweat. 817 more words