Stress Versus Trauma

Stress Versus Trauma

STRESS Stress is a heavily used word nowadays. Everyone between the ages of seven and seventy-seven seems to reckon they’re stressed in one way or another. Realistically they may be correct in their assessment, whether they are: a seven year-old going to the dentist;...
Humanity – Vulnerability, Love and Compassion

Humanity – Vulnerability, Love and Compassion

In this past week, blatant and extreme cruelty has been exposed, heavily disguised as law and order. Putting politics aside, let’s touch on the harm that has been done to over two thousand children, their parents and their families. Babies are affected by the stress...
The Perils of Pushing Through

The Perils of Pushing Through

Often, when we’re weary or under pressure, we cross a fine line between challenge and stress. We push on, despite the fact that we feel as though our energy is being sucked out of us. There are so many situations when we have to keep on keeping on. At such times,...
Aftershock

Aftershock

Suggestions for Helping a Grieving and Traumatized Friend. Her husband died tragically over the holiday weekend. How can I help her? This is a question I was asked the other day. There are so many ways that we can support one another. A mother who had lost her child...