The PTSD Spirituality Website May be Off and On for a Day or Two

Greetings, All!
The website requires some maintenance that may render its availability up and down for a day or two.
Bear with me as I find out the answer to the following question:

“What Happens if I Click This?”

So, I’ll give it a whirl and see if we can make this website better and not worst…Yikes!

Semper Pax, Dr. Z

PTSD Spirituality: PTSD and the Destruction of Dignity

The PTSD-Identity wants to destroy our dignity. As it is busy gnawing at our own self-worth it also seeks to erode the dignity of those we care about and who care about us. Our human dignity is associated with our sense of self. If it can be damaged, then [Continue Reading...]

PTSD Spirituality: Safety Tip #2, Holidays

PTSD is always its own special adventure.  Even at the best of times it can be a challenging journey to live with the PTSD soul wound.  Some times of the year are worse than others.  There are times when we become more vulnerable to triggers and our … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Safety Tip #1, Value

Remember that you have value. No matter what your body’s wounds or injuries … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: With No Wall Behind Me

I am actually a bit amazed with myself just now. Why? At the risk of hubris, and underwhelming any reader who has not lived with PTSD personally or cared about someone with PTSD, here is today’s big achievement in my own PTSD healing journey: … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Server Was Down…Yikes!

The hosting company for PTSD Spirituality - and three other hosting companies - was down for most of the last day or so.  That meant PTSD Spirituality was also unavailable if you tried to visit.  Things seem to be much better now.  Today I'll take a … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Until Twilight’s Last Gleaming

The Independence Day weekend is now behind us (Thank God, literally).   Fireworks often serve as PTSD triggers for those who have survived various forms of trauma.  This is true for … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Strokes and PTSD

Researchers are discovering a connection between surviving a stroke and developing PTSD. In the link below, Barbara Bronson Gray, writing for the online U.S. News & World Report, reports that stroke survivors have a 25% chance of contracting … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Easter, Co-Wounded with Jesus

Jesus of Nazareth was humiliated, tortured, and ostracized.  For some of us, the passion (suffering) inflicted upon Jesus is not so unlike what many of us have experienced in terms of our own traumas and subsequent PTSD soul wound.  If so, is there … [Continue reading]

PTSD Spirituality: Michael Orban’s Dedication to PTSD Education

Not all of our readers are familiar with the valuable contributions of Michael Orban, a Vietnam veteran, who provides authentic, meaningful education on PTSD.   I was recently asked to write about my experience with Mike and his devotion to helping … [Continue reading]