PTSD Healing Thought of the Week: Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

You’re working  hard to overcome PTSD. You make a little progress, you can now do one small thing that you couldn’t do before. How often do you celebrate your (small) victories? I’ll bet the answer is, NEVER!PTSD, Healing Thought of the Week, Effort

Well, of course you don’t celebrate. I mean, in the darkness of PTSD who celebrates a tiny flicker of light? The answer: YOU should!

John Wooden said,

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

Today, in an effort to develop the right perspective, perhaps all you can do is something as small as read this note.

Don’t lament what you still cannot do. Appreciate that you made this effort today, and already begin planning the one thing you will do tomorrow.

You have enormous healing potential. The goal is learning to access it.

Dig deep. You can do this. I believe in you!

It is possible to conquer the past and create the future – the first step is choosing to take the journey.

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