How to Battle ADHD Kryptonite!

How to Battle ADHD Kryptonite!

ADHD can be comorbid with CPTSD. The symptoms of ADHD significantly overlap those of CPTSD. It can be a case of the chicken or the egg. Trauma may cause ADHD symptoms to become more severe. Or, ADHD brains may suffer more from early trauma. Either way, understanding...
Trauma Treatment, Cicadas and the Emerging Buzz of Hope

Trauma Treatment, Cicadas and the Emerging Buzz of Hope

Trauma Treatment, Cicadas and the Emerging Buzz of Hope                                 by Lily Tecklher *TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains an account of child assault. Please practice self-care when reading and step away if you become triggered.        In 1987,...
The Thumb-Sucker

The Thumb-Sucker

The Thumb-Sucker Fight or flight: the instinctive physiological response to a threatening situation, which readies one either to resist forcibly or to run away. **Please be kind to yourself as you read** I thought I was safe. At four years old, I believed if I...
Blackbird

Blackbird

Blackbird Fight or flight: the instinctive physiological response to a threatening situation, which readies one either to resist forcibly or to run away. I covered my ears at the deafening sound of the shotgun blast. My father discharged another volley into the...