Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See?

Good timing. Winter is my favorite time of the year. Life slows down and we turn toward each other as the holidays come into view. Every year I fixate on one Christmas carol, humming it over and over. This year, it was “Do You Hear What I Hear?” sung by...
The Power Of Positivity

The Power Of Positivity

Love creates. Fear destroys. There are two states we can be in— love or fear. Everything we feel resides somewhere on a spectrum of either one. Most often, we don’t have a choice as to how our nervous system reacts to perceived threats. (Those threats are...
Coping With Triggers.

Coping With Triggers.

At first, I had no clue. Even though my taper was fairly brutal from the get-go, I didn’t understand triggers. Not at first, anyway. I remember reading a post from a woman on a benzo website who was nine months out and suffering from a lot of triggers. She wrote...
Coping With Intrusive Thoughts

Coping With Intrusive Thoughts

*Warning, this post could be triggering for some.   The day I lost my mind. I can’t recall the exact day. Was I just home from the hospital after my cold-turkey, or was it before I was carried into the emergency room and admitted? No matter. What I do...