Many children have seen video of the school shooting in Nashville. Just because there are many mass shootings doesn’t mean your child isn’t affected. Your children may be watching video of a school shooting.
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A parent’s unresolved trauma can affect a child’s well-being. By cultivating a healthy relationship with anger, making space for all feelings, knowing that true love comes with understanding and by meeting your child’s need, you can break the cycle.
Kathleen Rutt Beiler, Bridge of Hope Project Title: Commitment to Action: Addressing Trauma, Race and Homelessness Grant Focus Area: Bridge of Hope’s mission is to engage Christian faith communities in ending family homelessness through neighboring relationships that demonstrate Christ’s love. Our vision is for communities… Read More
By Sigal Samuel When you look at the numbers, it’s easy to gape in horror. In Ghana, a nation of 32 million people, there are only 62 psychiatrists. Zimbabwe, with a population of 15 million, has only 19 psychiatrists. And in Uganda, there are 47… Read More
Human beings are uniquely equipped to create, though there are some who are naturally innovative. According to Psychology Today, there are three commonly shared tendencies of an innovator: frequent exposure to new stimuli and different viewpoints, questioning authority, and trying to find new ways to… Read More
The holidays are widely viewed as a cozy, peaceful time of year to reconnect with family and friends. But if your holidays this year are plagued by grief, it can leave you feeling displaced, lost, and alone, especially when the rest of the world seems… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many societal shifts, not the smallest of which was the transition to remote working for countless employees. Now, nearly two-and-a-half years later, many businesses are still allowing employees to work partly or exclusively from home, with no plans to change… Read More
Bright blue skies. Soft breezes. Grass beneath your feet. Birds chirping. Being outside in God’s creation can have a profound impact on mental health, and sunshine may be one of the best medicines for those who are struggling. This assertion is not only intuitive but… Read More
Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D. Psychology Today blog post, October 3, 2022 Research has established that forgiveness frees us from the painful chains that bind us to the past. Those who practice forgiveness have been shown to have less anxiety, depression, and anger—and greater happiness, self-esteem, inner peace,… Read More
Glenn R. Schiraldi Ph.D., Hidden Wounds Even after disturbing memories from childhood have been reworked, lingering remnants of shame can disrupt one’s peace and sense of wholeness in adulthood. Recall that shame from childhood adversity lodges primarily in the non-verbal, visual right brain, with its… Read More