Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


Today, is a better day than yesterday.


Today I decided to get outside and do some more gardening. Nothing exciting, but it got me outside, in the sunshine, doing something useful.

I planted up heaps of seeds, which will hopefully grow into beautiful flowers. I also cut some cuttings from some succulent plants, as they are so easy to grow from cuttings.


I was tired and struggled a bit, but I did it. I ended up covered in hives. But it was worth it. I’m giving myself some credit for doing something productive. On the days I can be productive, I am always am.

I’ve realised my sleep is not good again, and I’m still awake at gone 2am every morning. Lack of decent sleep is a clear issue when you have PTSD, Complex PTSD and depression. Lack of sleep makes an already difficult life, harder. And increases all symptoms, as a result. Continue reading