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Old 03-21-2019, 09:36 AM
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Default Re: I can't sleep on my back: PTSD trigger

your body is going to fall asleep on it's back at some point during the night...and then your brain will kick in at poin ts too. when you wake up tell yourself immediately i'm safe. it's in the past. do some breathing. maybe get up & get a drink and then go back to sleep. it works. been there done that.

you can't do anything about how your body moves while you are sleeping...physically. mentally make and take steps to settle things. eventually it will work to settle this part of the trauma down. it may never feel wonderful but at least it won't feel right in the moment.
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