Many people with a diagnosis of PTSD struggle with self-compassion. The intense symptoms of PTSD can disrupt many areas of a person's life resulting in feelings of guilt, shame, negative thoughts, helplessness & hopelessness. A lack of self-compassion can have a huge impact on recovery & may decrease motivation to continue treatment, leading to self-destructive behaviors. For example, a person might begin to engage in deliberate self-harm as a form of self-punishment.
It has been quite the revealing year, but I feel confident in the relationships I have and am thankful they have grown even stronger than before. Letting go of the weight has been liberating.
Peanut Butter, Banana, and Oatmeal Smoothie Peanut butter, banana, and oatmeal smoothie has the fiber, low calories, protein, and just plain good flavor that you want in a breakfast. 14 Smoothie Recipes for a Slim and Trim 2014
3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Oat Squares! SO simple, only 3 ingredients and sweetened with honey!!