“Bunny Feathers”

Hi, everyone! For me, happiness is peace and quiet and having time to paint again! When the kids are away… Mom gets to play! With Christmas over and the kids with their father for the rest of the week, I finally have some free time to play with my Christmas presents!...

Inconvenient Triggers

Hi everybody! Dealing with PTSD is extremely difficult, especially when some of the things that trigger your flashbacks and anxiety attacks are objects and situations that you come into contact with on a daily basis. For example, one of the most terrible things that has ever happened to me occurred in...

T’s Big Book of Cuss Word Alternatives

Hi, everyone! I hope you all are having a great holiday season. I certainly did. I celebrated Christmas morning with my wife, her family and the kids on Christmas morning here in Door County, then we drove down to the Fox Cities area to celebrate with my family. As I...

Paper Snowflakes

Hi, everyone. With Christmas fast approaching, and so much tension in my family at the moment, these last few weeks have been quite difficult for me. So, to lighten things up a bit, and since I haven’t had time to paint this week, I thought I’d share one of my...

How to Paint a T-shirt

Hello, everyone! I’m having a high anxiety week… well, high anxiety month, actually. Christmas is usually my favorite time of the year, but this year has been exceptionally difficult. Since the memories started flooding in, my anxiety has kept me from being able to work, so we’re struggling with money....

Hello, World.

Hello, world. I’m T. Cathers-Mitchell, and this blog will be all about my journey to recovery from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) through art and writing. In this post, I’d like to share a few things about myself so that you can get to know me and decide whether or...