Walking to Sacred Places Known For Healing
Pilgrims have been walking to Sacred places known for healing for centuries. I personally have walked with other pilgrims to a few of these Sacred places. Mont-Saint-Michel in Norm
Living life will experience trauma
Living life will experience trauma. Experiencing a terrifying event where you thought you were going to die, is not that uncommon. Most people will recover from a traumatic experie
Unintegrated Trauma and Diseases of Despair.
Let’s begin with diseases of despair. Alcoholism and suicide are diseases of despair, preventable diseases, and related to unintegrated trauma and Post Traumatic Stress. The
Trauma Informed Leadership Development in nurses on the front line.
Trauma Informed Leadership Development in nurses on the front line. Nurses on the front line. Nurses standing in their truth, in a picket line, on strike. Nurses finding thei
Nurses Go On Strike in NYC.
The healthcare system is broken. The system is not sustainable. Many people will suffer. Many people are already suffering. Many people have been suffering for a long time. Much sl
Trauma Informed Care may become Trauma Informed Fatigue
I have noticed, and been attentive to, the growing use of the word “trauma informed” as new practices and policies are put in place in schools, Pediatric Clinics, Children’s
Giving and receiving nourishment, hosting Thanksgiving dinner, my favorite day of the year. I prepare the turkey in brine the day before, up at dawn on Thanksgiving Day, to put in
Are you a Veteran?
Most Veterans are receiving medical and mental health care in the community, which means most are not enrolled in the Veterans Administration (VA) Health Care System. When the VA a
On The Threshold, Being in Liminal Space
Companioning those who are dying is being in liminal space. In between two worlds, leaving life in this world, and not quite knowing where they are going. I was fascinated as I lea
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Gabby Petito Story is Increasing Awareness of Domestic Violence October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Along with increasing the awareness of domestic violence, which im
Trauma is not what happened to you, but what happens inside you as a result of what happened to you
“Trauma is not what happened to you, but what happens inside you as a result of what happened to you,” Gabor Mate. I met Dr. Gabor Mate in October 2012 at the Veterans Trauma T
Trauma Informed Teaching, A New Hope
Trauma Informed Teaching, A New Hope. The beginning of a new school year brings the excitement of a new teacher, new school, new friends, and new school supplies, backpack, lunch b