Tag Archives: Trauma Survivors

Throwback Thursday:Trauma Stigma

Originally posted on Dr. Kathleen Young: Treating Trauma in Tucson:
I had a reminder recently of the stigma facing those dealing with trauma related to childhood abuse.  I have encountered this before of course, perhaps vicariously, during my 20 plus…

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TBT: Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about the prevalence and cost of domestic violence, the need for prevention, and the services that are available to victims and their families. See examples of various Domestic Violence … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Darkness and Light

On this Mindful Monday, right in the middle of the winter holiday season, I want to share a post from the past. Yesterday was the winter solstice, simultaneously our darkest day and signifying that days will get longer. A good … Continue reading

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#TBT: Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving Originally posted on November 25, 2010 If you live in the United States, today is Thanksgiving. Like any holiday, it can be painful and lonely rather than enjoyable for  trauma survivors or any who are socially isolated … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Gratitude

I’ve been focusing this month on holiday coping strategies. Practicing mindfulness provides us with many ways to cope with life’s challenges. If you are interested in more about the connection between mindfulness and gratitude, check out this interview with Jack … Continue reading

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