Post traumatic growth: Trauma’s silver lining

Trauma. It can’t be for nothing, right? Is the world really that cruel? It might seem like it sometimes, and maybe it’s because I’m an optimist, but I like to think that good can come from any situation. It might take a while and it might be small, but I think it’s always there. It’s kind […]

Living with PTSD after bullying

Post-traumatic stress disorder has always been linked most closely with war veterans, but now it’s understood that it can develop from other types of traumatic experiences as well. One of those experiences is bullying. When you’ve been bullied repeatedly and made to feel like there’s nothing you can do to stop it, then it’s not that surprising […]