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Collecting Baggage

Commentary on sexual violence seems to have reached an all time high, thanks to a certain novel turned movie.  In my opinion, this is a good thing.  702 more words

Current Events

A case of trauma: can you identify the trauma?

This case study has been altered to protect the identity of the client. This is an example of a case that I saw years ago while working in a school district serving difficult kids. 463 more words

General Psychology

Be Selfish.

We all know that selflessness is a virtue. Maybe we watched our mothers tirelessly slave over us as kids. As adults we now appreciate the tasty buffet of services they provided for us (with a side order of guilt, please). 616 more words

Burnout

20-Minute Yoga Practice for Chronic Stress

“In order to heal others, we first need to heal ourselves. And to heal ourselves, we need to know how to deal with ourselves”.

-Thich Nhat Hanh…

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Self Care

How to Make a Difference in the World Without Being Traumatized, Overwhelmed, and Burned Out

Impact of media

Lots of negative stuff is presented 24 hours a day. Everything is a crisis, everything seems threatening. You can’t deny or hide from these issues, but how does this affect you? 414 more words

Chrisitan Living

In a gentle way you can shake your world (2015) — Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) 8-session group series

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Gandhi

In a Gentle Way You Can Shake Your World

Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE)

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Events

Mary meets Mohammed

I sat through the screening of this documentary with my stomach in knots and a heavy weight on my chest. I asked myself, ‘Why did I come?’ 493 more words