PTSD Healing Thought of the Week: If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it

In PTSD recovery it can help tremendously to connect to some experience and/or activity outside of the PTSD struggle. One of the most powerful ways to tap a good feeling in yourself is to help someone else.  Volunteering is a good way to doPTSD, Healing Thought of the Week, Volunteer, Healingthis.

Of course, you may feel right now that you don’t have anything to give, but is that really true? The beauty of volunteering is that you can do as much or as little as feels right to you. You have gifts, what are they?

Lucy Larcom said,

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

The fires can be as big or small as feel appropriate, and in the act of lighting them, you just may find a warmth begin to spread in your own self – a warmth that gives you new energy for your recovery.

Read here about how one survivor literally started a fire — and how it helped her move forward.

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

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

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

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

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