Category: amygdala

Getting Triggered

I thought I might document what a triggered response looks like.  Why? Well, for a few reasons. I have PTSD of the long-term variety.  I wish it were acute, but it isn’t.  I can contain like a pro.  I can hide my emotional suffering…

The Triune Brain

Before we can discuss retraining our brains to think differently in terms of recovering from something like PTSD or generalized anxiety or even transitioning from major life events like divorce, it’s important to step back for a moment and talk about the human brain….