Tag Archives: trauma

The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … Continue reading

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Which way will you go?

  To ring in the New Year, with its new choices and pathways, here is the fourth post in our current series from guest author Dr. Anthony Marsella.* Beyond Propaganda, Media Deception and Abuses, and Lies The United States of America … Continue reading

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Seeking the kindness of strangers, Part I

This is the first in a series of two posts by Alice LoCicero. It is easy to blur the truth with a simple linguistic trick: start your story from “Secondly”…..Mourid Barghouti  Since 2006, I have worked with children and adolescents … Continue reading

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Healing of trauma, Part 2

Using his own experience to connect with victims of violence and trauma, Father Michael Lapsley sees himself as a wounded healer:

“My visible brokenness creates a bond with others whose brokenness is often less visible but just as real. The truth is that pain unites human beings. In my work as a healer, many people say they can trust me because I know pain.”… Continue reading

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