Working Through Military-Related PTSD Panic Attacks as a Healing Practitioner

This whole thing was tremendous for me; while I felt quite tired, I don’t know if I’ve moved that quickly through a miltary-related panic attack without being sucked in. It’s now been almost 24 hours since the incident, and I feel back to myself, peaceful and grounded. Again, this would have resulted in DAYS of exhaustion and depression in the past. I would have crumbled, and lost myself entirely.

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Siobhan Barrett
How Energy Work...Works

Think for a moment about the way our physical bodies are able to heal. If we experience a cut or broken bones, our systems immediately move into healing cycle. External supports such as medication, stitches or surgery don’t “fix” our wounds; rather, our own body is supported as it moves through its healing process and begins to regenerate cells and so on. What causes that regeneration….

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Siobhan Barrett
How *Does* a Combat Vet Wind Up a Healing Practitioner?

I was a “highly lauded” military analyst who had been relied upon for high-value taskings, international briefings and joint liaison work; I had travelled around the world and been responsible for things I never could have dreamed of…and yet my anxiety built layer upon layer of frustration with my own inner chaos. Sometimes I could hyper-focus it into my work, and felt as though I thrived best in high-stress situations. But it was breaking me.

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