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You Can’t Always Avoid PTSD Triggers: Here’s One Way to Cope

You can't avoid PTSD triggers all the time; sometimes important situations come up that you must attend to. Watch how I deal with PTSD triggers I can't avoid.There will always be unavoidable triggers on our posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) journey. While we can become skilled at avoiding some PTSD triggers, coping with many other triggers, and adept at implementing self-care, there will still be times when our most challenging PTSD triggers are unavoidable.

What to Do When You Can’t Avoid PTSD Triggers

In this video, hear how I willingly chose to engage in a situation despite knowing that I would experience some of my most triggering, painful, feelings and memories. I explain how anticipating PTSD triggers does not make them go away, and the importance of finding supportive people who can help us through tough times.

Author: Tia Hollowood

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2 thoughts on “You Can’t Always Avoid PTSD Triggers: Here’s One Way to Cope”

  1. Thank you for sharing this! You’re openness and willingness to share can be so helpful and empowering to those that need to hear this. I love that you included a video for this post. ” I explain how anticipating triggers does not make them go away, and the importance of finding supportive people who can help us through tough times.” — such an important reminder. Posts like these are strong tools.

    1. Lizanne, thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. I have to tell you, I have always dreaded video blogs. Having you point out a video as a positive makes my day! Thank you.

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