Tag Archives: PTSD

How exercise helped me survive assault

TweetExercise and fitness helped me recover from the trauma of sexual violence.  In my first piece for RH Reality Check, I consulted a number of survivors about how they came to prioritize self care, including, running, yoga, meditation, and martial arts as a form of therapy and a way to cope.  Physical activity can reinvigorate [...]
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Quick Hit: Veterans’ partners and children often struggle with PTSD too

TweetThe great Mac McClelland  has a must-read piece in the latest Mother Jones on the epidemic of post-traumatic stress disorder among military families. Yes, families. PTSD is affecting not only returning vets but also their partners and children–and few are getting the help they need. Brannan Vines has never been to war, but her husband, [...]
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