Yesterday was another dark day in this country, with innocent lives being lost to a preventable tragedy in Uvalde, Texas. Sadly, rather than rest our full attention on the victims and those who loved them, rather than come together in solidarity and support, we argue and fight about the root causes. Now is the time … Continue reading Assisting Children After a Tragedy
Bringing your wise mind back online.
Whether you are reading this on Thanksgiving or Christmas or your birthday or on any other "special" day, if you are not feeling happy, don't think you are the only one.
This here post is pretty serious. You have friends, classmates, coworkers, acquaintances, or maybe you yourself are in a very desperate place and feeling all alone. Alone can be a pretty dark place and this post is meant to let people who are in this place know that others have been there too and there … Continue reading When You Feel Deep Despair
Hundreds of families/children were present last night at the Orleans Fireworks display and found themselves too close for comfort to the unexpected fire that erupted at the end. The statistics show that among direct witnesses to even fatal traumatic events such as 9/11 and the marathon bombing, less than half go on to experience symptoms of post-traumatic … Continue reading Responding to young people who were present at the Orleans Fire