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Military Related Civilian PTSD - Consider the Source

Military Related Civilian PTSD – Consider the Source. By Gary Hays

When a Veteran tragically loses their battle with PTSD, the devastating effects on certain individuals left behind to bear the burden of unjustified guilt can cause the deadly disease to spread from the deceased, to the living. 904 more words


The importance of self-care for activists.

This blog is intended to focus on issues of equality.  As an activist and now former organizer, I feel it is important to start out with a series of posts about how important self care is for activists.   596 more words

Every Day for Three Years

My hands tremble again as I try to open a prescription. More Valium.
It’s the same as it always happens—the complete fear, the loose-jointed-hanging by a thread over a large hole. 664 more words


bellwethers and outliers inc.

Dear Muggles,

Perhaps we are fragile because we’re finely tuned. Perhaps instead of ignoring us, you ought to make us comfortable and then listen with respect. 382 more words