This is an excellent resource about PTSD and some very good advice about mindfulness as an approach to treating it.
I get a lot of people searching this blog for information on PTSD. It’s one of the top search terms that leads people here. I don’t write about it much but have once in a while. That shows you the paucity of information out there if this obscure blog is one of the Google hits in the first few pages of listings. There is a notion that Buddhist practice can be of assistance to those suffering PTSD. That can be true but there are a lot of caveats I’d add.
PTSD doesn’t just affect the person who experienced trauma. It affects everybody around them as well. Here is an excellent new article on that.
Is PTSD Contagious? from Mother Jones magazine. Read it before you continue here. I’ll wait.
Those who are around people suffering from PTSD will recognize themselves immediately. From the experience of having been the partner of…
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