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No Comfort Zone: Notes on Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Paperback – December 6, 2010
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I loved this book despite feeling like I rubbed a sunburn with sandpaper. It's not a how-to-get-over-your-tragedy-and-get-on-with-life book. Marla helps us to acknowledge that there are some things that you can't just forget and leave in the past. There are some avenues to try and some will provide help, but the victim of abuse can feel utterly alone and unable to control responses to the unexpected.
I would highly recommend this book even if you haven't experienced abuse in your life. It's an accurate path to empathizing with those who have.
Anyone suffering from PTSD will find it validating. Ms. Handy's intimate look at how PTSD hurts makes it obvious that people who suffer from Invisible injuries need and deserve the same respect as those with physical injuries. This is not a diary but it comes close to it.
Kudos to the author for her bravery, honesty, intelligence and compassion. Ms. Handy's story exemplifies that It is not easy to live with PTSD. Her resilience displays that it is possible to accomplish goals in life in spite of having harsh, and many times painful, emotional road blocks
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If you are in the midst of a PTSD diagnosis, this book is wonderful. if you aren't sure of your triggers, or are just completely confused on your actions and reactions, this book... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Genevieve Marie Davis
As a trauma survivor, this spoke to every nook and cranny of my mind, heart and soul. I passed it on to loved ones so they could better understand where I'm at in my healing... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Erin
The author did an extraordinary job explaining the experience in its entirety. It is one of my favourite books. I appreciate her honesty. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Drassie
If you are choosing this book in the hopes that you are going to find someone to guide you through your own issues, I wouldn't buy it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by jakartah
This is the author's personal story describing the intrusive, seemingly baffling effects of her PTSD. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Love2Read
Well done.. the girl is not a writer. she is simply telling her story and her own personal experiences. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Peter Renlund