Trauma

Trauma & the Body

Whether someone drowns in 7 feet of water or 20 feet of water, that person is still drowned. This analogy is often used to demonstrate the impacts and effects of trauma, meaning that traumatic experiences happen to many of us and how you react and respond to those experiences will look differently. You should never …

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The burden of shame

Each of us are on the road to addressing and conquering shame and the ways that it has kept us distant and disconnected from those around us. A leading researcher, Brene Brown, defines shame as: “Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing that we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and …

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“Where there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness”

Finding connection and community has become a priority for people in surviving quarantining and social distancing. Instead of dinner dates with friends, we are making dinner while face-timing in the kitchen; instead of going out to trivia night, we are hosting trivia nights in our living rooms, instead of work lunches, we are connecting with …

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