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Why I Started Therapy AGAIN – Part 1*

To sum it up simply, I started having an interest in starting therapy again at the start of this year because my life is the same shit it has always been. I feel like I struggle daily with regular tasks that most people take getting accomplished for granted. But in the past I had just accepted this as part of MY life. I try to do the best I can with any given day. Some days I give up on getting anything productive done, others I almost feel like a normal, hard-working adult who is part of the functioning society. I’m sick of beating myself up everyday for something I haven’t healed from, and didn’t even really know how to as demonstrated from all the past posts on this blog.

And that is when the bell rung for me – I didn’t KNOW HOW to heal. With that realization I decided I needed to give therapy another chance, from a completely different perspective.

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My Monster Is Alive 2013 – Started Therapy!

I have decided I might try to start this blog up again. I started therapy, again, in the last couple months and I feel the need to document my journey in a more formal way than just the “therapy journal” that I keep random notes in. I find that evaluating the process is just as important for me as the process itself. However, I know I sometimes loose the process this way and need to always focus first on actually making progress. And then analyzing what worked and what didn’t. I hope I can find this balance here on the blog.

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PTSD Cost Benefit Analysis*

PTSD cost benefit analysis to weigh the “benefits” and draw-backs of having PTSD. Simple but powerful. This helped me to gain perspective.

From the book The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook by Glenn Schiraldi.

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The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook Outline

This is an outline of the material covered in the book The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook by Glenn Schiraldi.

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I Quit! Therapy

I no longer go to therapy. I stopped going about a year ago because I just did not feel like I was getting anywhere. I was wrong. However, I have learned a lot over the last year and my life has changed as I have grown and gotten to know myself better.

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Stuck to the Floor Dream*

I have had many reoccurring dreams through out my life. This is a recollection of one where I am unable to move or speak that I have had since the age of 5.

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