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Teaching trauma-sensitive yoga

By Panayiota Bertzikis

In my work at a rape crisis center I have spoken to many rape survivors that credit yoga to help manage their symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 956 more words

Panayiota Bertzikis

MRCC Director Games System by Getting Veteran Detained for Suicide Intervention

Update: The MRCC Director, Panayiota Bertzikis, is threatening veteran with legal action for telling the truth.

This story is the epitome of unhealthy in the MST community. 704 more words

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What is the impact of these random cyber attacks?

I will tell you. This stuff has had a significant impact on me. I finally found the strength to do something about it on my own time, and I suffer the ultimate of consequences. 251 more words

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It's Against Our Policy

How many jobs have I worked at where “It’s Against our Policy” ended it all. The ironic thing: nothing is ever in writing, standards have not been set (or the boss can do whatever but control you), and once you agree to volunteer, you lose your freedom of speech. 641 more words

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Everything Happens for a Reason

I was always told that I should trust my gut instincts. And I have had them for quite some time. But, I always question myself because of the trauma I experienced in the military. 442 more words

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Military Women: We Got Fired for Being Raped


“I was one of many that had a career ended shortly because I simply reported a sexual assault,” Jennifer Norris said.

Norris retired as a technical sergeant from the United States Air Force in 2010 and also served in the Maine and Massachusetts National Guards.

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