Helping Survivors Feel Safe Again With Trauma Treatment

One of psychological trauma’s most insidious effects is how radically and completely it can take away someone’s sense of safety. That’s often why job number one for many practitioners is making sure to create a safe space for trauma survivors within the confines of treatment, which is essential . . . . . . but…

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What Does Beethoven Have in Common with Jimi Hendrix?

A while ago, I went to a concert at the University of Connecticut. An orchestra from Germany was playing the music of Beethoven, but I came away with an appreciation of . . . . . . Jimi Hendrix? It might sound rather unlikely, but stay with me here. Because as it turns out, even…

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A new beginning for mindfulness

Mindfulness can be a foundation for something big. If you have a mindfulness practice, you know how motivating and energizing it can be. But as I read through people’s thoughts on the comment boards, I noticed a powerful theme. . . . . . new beginnings. Practitioners from around the world were sharing their hopes…

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