img_0979

8 Steps For Writing Your First E-Book

I recently wrote and published my very first E-Book: 15 Tips to Live a More Positive Life. I am both stoked and nervous about it. And in this venture, I found my fearlessness. My ability to take a leap pf faith and just…try something. It was my first attempt at writing a book. My first Read More

IMG_0681

How I Forgave My Abuser

This article may be controversial for some to read. You may not like what I have to say, and that’s ok. Please know I am going to be as DIPLOMATIC and OBJECTIVE as possible. Today, I am going to talk about forgiveness; truly, how I forgave my abuser. BEFORE YOU CLICK OFF, understand that I Read More

img_0398

Music Playlists for the PTSD Soul

Music…it is food for the soul. We all listen to it. We all love it. I have never met anyone who doesn’t enjoy a good tune. Personally, I have a playlist for every mood. I can put my music on shuffle, and the perfect song will play. Yup, I have cry music music to put Read More

ASMR 1

Can ASMR Help You Sleep?

Have you heard of those ASMR Youtube Videos? People whispering, role-playing, brushing and tapping against a microphone, creating white noise to help people relax and/or fall asleep. I’ll be 1000% honest, just the idea of all of this was super weird to me, for lack of a better term. I’ve never been a fan of Read More

img_0290

How I Quit My Job…Twice

Let me tell you a story of how I quit my job…twice. I just did. Just like that. Why, you may ask. It was bad for my health. Plain and simple. The environment was toxic and those in charge refused to see that. So after years of stress, tears, and exhaustion, I finally left. Putting Read More

End The Stigma

End The Stigma: Talk About It

This title…this title says it all. But let me explain. To end the stigma against mental illness, we need to talk about it. In an earlier article, How to Explain PTSD, I spoke about the stigma society places on mental disorders, specifically PTSD. These stigmas have made it VERY difficult for us to rely on people, Read More

Heal with Art Icon

Heal Mental Illness with an ART

Heal Mental Illness with an Art? Stop, Brianne. Have you ever sat in your room alone, watching creativity flow through the rest of the world, and think to yourself, ‘I wish I were artistic.’? Yeah…me too. I see all those cooking videos on Facebook, or a DIY craft that one of my best friends makes, Read More

Living PTSD Icon

Living with PTSD: My Story

Well, hello there. Welcome to my blog: Woman of Steel. I am a Mental Illness Warrior, living with PTSD. This blog will be a place for me to spread awareness about Mental Illness, specifically Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and offer a weekly read on what life is like living with it. That being said, please Read More