Reconnect With Self

Trauma In The Body: An Interview With Bessel van der Kolk

Reposted from Daily Good Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, a professor in the department of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and the director of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, which Congress established to raise the standard of care and improve access…

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Understanding Ecological Grief, By Neville Ellis

Reposted from Alternet   We are living in a time of extraordinary ecological loss. Not only are human actions destabilising the very conditions that sustain life, but it is also increasingly clear that we are pushing the Earth into an entirely new geological era, often described as the Anthropocene Research shows that people increasingly feel…

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A Most Dangerous Assumption. Harvey Austin.

            A Most Dangerous Assumption “…It was amazing how many people thought money could buy them exception from the laws of nature.” S.M. Stirling Dies in the Fire, 2004, p. 5.   This is the grave mistake we make as a western culture, particularly as an American culture. We assume, because we have so much…

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Wetiko Inside and Outside: A Remarkable Teaching Moment

Wetiko Inside and Outside: A Remarkable Teaching Moment By Carolyn Baker   This thing of darkness, I acknowledge mine. “The Tempest,” William Shakespeare   In this time of extinction—whatever that means and whenever it may occur, we owe a huge debt to Paul Levy for giving us Dispelling Wetiko. In that extraordinary book, Levy writes…

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