Treating Trauma
#TBT: Making Meaning from the Collective Trauma of Public Violence

#TBT: Making Meaning from the Collective Trauma of Public Violence

September 11 seems like a fitting day to reflect. Thought the incident that sparked this post occurred years ago, the feelings and concerns remain the same. New event occur that raise the same questions: how do we cope with violence, injustice, human-caused trauma? How do we care for ourselves and each other when vicariously traumatized?

Making Meaning from the Collective Trauma of Public Violence

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Mindful Monday: Embrace Weirdness

Mindful Monday: Embrace Weirdness

Happy Monday! Here is a new quote for you. Remember you can approach it with this 5-step mindfulness practice.

Embrace WeirdnessIs there something about you that sets you apart from the crowd, that others may have labeled “weird”? What if this difference is in fact a source of strength? What if we learned to cherish and value our differences instead of judging them?

When I was in elementary school, I loved…

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#TBT: Possible Signs of Emotional Abuse

#TBT: Possible Signs of Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse: Possible Signs (Originally posted on April 26, 2009)

Are You Being Emotionally Abused?

Emotional abuse may be harder to recognize than physical,  but it can certainly be just as devastating. The following list may indicate emotional abuse.  Please seek help with your nearest Domestic Violence hotline or someone aware of Domestic Violence issues.

  • Do you feel that you can’t…

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