Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dwell on things that calm you; empower y

Dwell on things that calm you; empower you, bring you peace of mind- whether external or internal resources, activities, objects or people. Whether activities you like (reading, physical activity or crafts), qualities you have, or memories and people you cherish. … Continue reading

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Emotional First Aid When traumatic event

Emotional First Aid When traumatic events happen, they challenge our sense of safety and predictability and this may trigger strong physical and emotional reactions. These reactions are normal. Emotional First Aid gives you information on how to help yourself, your … Continue reading

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The media must deprive terrorists of a p

The media must deprive terrorists of a platform by denying their “fifteen minutes of fame” by refusing to give airtime to their…

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The Many Facets of American Tragedies Co

The Many Facets of American Tragedies Collective horror strikes our nation again, this time in a Newton, Connecticut elementary school. We are horrified and in disbelief, but we were also in disbelief this year in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater … Continue reading

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Terrorists are traumatized people who ha

Terrorists are traumatized people who have lost their connection to their own humanity and the humanity of others. http://ow.ly/g4V9l

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Terror’s intent is to create collective

Terror’s intent is to create collective trauma of fear, panic, helplessness to stop normal life, hurt the spirit and ability to feel free. The intent is to make people afraid of the future and moving in constricted, instead of free, … Continue reading

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Ask the media to help stop the copycat p

Ask the media to help stop the copycat phenomenon by working with the therapeutic community. #traumahealing

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