I went to a Therapist once...

I went to a therapist once for my mental health, but something was “off”.  

I was going through intense PTSD, anxiety, needed medication, and was scared to be alone after a pretty scary life event that shifted something “upstairs”.  

She told me I should be doing Yoga.  

I mean...  

How could she really be teaching and helping me about my own mental health when she herself was extremely overweight, and had bowls of candy in her office?  

Not judging. Just reporting facts.  

So I actually took my health and healing into my own hands.  

You see.....  

There are a lot of “fake” teachers out there.  

Talking the talk, but not actually walking the walk, for anyone who values their own mental health and well-being knows the importance of eating the right foods, being at an ideal body weight, moving their body and removing the sugar.  

So no, I actually wasn’t buying the “books smarts”...

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PTSD - Conquering with Love.

healing mindset Jul 15, 2020

 

One of my greatest teachers in life and she’s not even in Kindergarten yetđź’—
 
They can come in all shapes and sizes, and she’s one of them. We call her Elliott Jane... or as she tells us it’s Elliott Moose thanks to her daycare teachers. I also call her Janey... Tootie bum... and gorgeous.
 
In my latest book I talked about how at the age of 1, Elliott had a seizure that caused me into a spiral of deep scary phase of PTSD, stress, anxiety meds, trips to the therapist, and yes.. even a referral to the psychiatrist. In fact, I was so scared and fearful, I didn’t want to be left alone with my kids, and thank God, Dennis was home, for I don’t know what life would look like then...

 

Teachers come in all shapes and sizes, and she’s one of them.  In my book Rise and Shine I talked about how at the age of 1, Elliott had a seizure that caused me into a spiral of deep scary phase of PTSD, stress, anxiety meds, trips to the...

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