Self-assurance is an unpleasant subject for some people because they don’t know how to feel good without other people’s approval.
Beautiful Minds is about the mental health of survivors of traumatic events of any kind. I write from the knowledge I gain through reading articles, books, watching documentaries, and from my own intuition derived from my life with Post-traumatic Stress Syndrome. I make no apologies for my opinions nor do I claim to be a doctor. I simply use this site as a way to share my experience and knowledge with others. You are invited to join me on this journey of discovery as together we light the way.🔥
Wisdom is found in each line of poetry which Suhail carefully writes with great mindfulness and forethought.
I participated in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy about 2 years ago. Now, I look back and clearly see the anxiety I lived with on a daily basis throughout my life and therefore, how anxiety ruled my life.
I knew something was not right with me. But like most victims, I kept it buried deep inside and talked to no one about it. I knew I was too easily swayed into bad situations, but I didn’t know how to stop it. I knew that I didn’t want to treat others the way I had been treated and most of the time, became so wishy-washy and clingy in an attempt ‘make everyone around me feel good’ that people couldn’t stand me.
Because of my PTSD, speaking out can give me hypertension, night mares and sometimes make me physically ill. However, I also get corroborating support from kindred spirits that help me continue to heal and give me courage to move forward. My hope is that I do the same for them.
Gardening is my favorite activity to relieve stress and lower anxiety. It also gets us back to the basics of being human – so peacefully.
Zen design when used in your backyard garden change your days from stressed to relaxed. Generally speaking, when your backyard is Zen, it means that design which is conducive to a serene, meditative environment. I think there is more to it than that, however, so let’s delve into what Zen design means in your backyard …
When I am in the throes of a PTSD attack from the result of sudden changes (which can last for minutes, hours, days, weeks or months), I strive for #Truth because I know my PTSD distorts my perception of current events based on past events.
Identify with those who are seemingly not in your ‘social realm’ and prepare for the backlash. You see, ignorance has no intelligent, racial, financial, or moral boundary. What’s more, I don’t use the word ‘ignorance’ in a negative way because if you don’t know something, you don’t know. However, the right knowledge is historically and …