PTSD Recovery Tip: Decide What You Want

When you’re struggling after trauma you’re working really hard to put in place strategies that allow you to feel safe and in control. Often, that puts you on a hamster wheel just running trying to catch up. There’s not a lot of time to think things through.
 
In recovery, you are faced with many decisions – and a really great gift: the time and focus to decide exactly what you want. Reclaiming and rebuilding your life after trauma is a great time to think about what you have always wanted, and what you want right now.
 
When was the last time you asked youself, “What do you want?” When was the last time you gave yourself the option of thinking about that and honestly answering what is right for you?
 
As you move toward feeling better, you’re moving toward freedom from the past. What do you want your present and future to look like, sound like and feel like? Now is the time to begin imagining these things. You have choices to make; decide what you want and then…. let loose all of your planning to get yourself there.
 
This whole process takes time, go slowly.
 

This week on YOUR LIFE AFTER TRAUMA

My next guest is a woman I greatly admire: Supermodel, activist, wife and mother Carré Otis will join me to talk about healing sexual intimacy.

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