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Making Secondary Trauma a Primary Issue

By Sam Dubberley – First posted by Eyewitness Media Hub

Eyewitness Media Hub is embarking on a cross-industry study into the impact of traumatic footage — and we need your help… 227 more words

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Dreams

There was a recurring dream, not like a rerun, exactly the same as before, but dreams where I would suddenly find myself in country in Vietnam, moving from one empty foxhole to the next, not finding anybody.   374 more words

Observations On Life

The VA Owes Me Seven Years

My last year in grad school, I did an internship at a VA working with Vietnam Veterans with PTSD.  I loved the patients, who were wonderful, but working at the VA was a nightmare.  221 more words

Observations On Life

Ups and Downs at the Conference

Recently I went to the Children’s Justice Conference in Seattle. Overall this was beneficial experience – I learned a ton, listened to speakers that re-inspired me, and made some great connections. 369 more words

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.  694 more words

Current Events

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