Tag Archives: trauma

Don’t Sit Up Straight: Why Natural Posture May Be Better

Natural posture can enhance learning, well-being, and much more. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Lollipop Epiphany

An improbable accident with candy gave me a glimpse beyond. Continue reading

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School Violence Led Us To Homeschooling

We became homeschoolers suddenly. One morning our oldest son, a freshman in an award-winning suburban high school, called home saying, “He’s got a gun.” The teen who’d been harassing him just said he wouldn’t live through the school day. Continue reading

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Free Fix For What Troubles Us

What our ancestors did every day, we do differently or not at all. Here’s what we’re missing. Continue reading

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Who We Are In A Crisis

Does disaster crack us open to our better selves? Continue reading

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Staring Down Worry

A vision changed me. Continue reading

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Healing The Next Generation

The science of epigenetics shows that the choices we make today can resonate in the minds and bodies of our great grandchildren Continue reading

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Grateful For The Dark Stuff Too

A life lived fully means embracing your mistakes, doubts, and crises. Continue reading

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The Power of Story: Augusta Speaks

Building strength, wisdom, and courage through story is an age-old tradition. It’s also one of the best ways to ease trauma. This is an immigrant tale in honor of my great grandmother Augusta. Continue reading

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