Filters.

They haven’t yet built a filter that makes lazy look like the calloused hands of a future champion. They haven’t yet built a filter that turns the empty talk of “wants” and “will be’s,” of “will have’s” and “should be’s,” into the quiet walk of “have dones” and “will do agains”. They haven’t yet built a filter that paints the sky the colour of the kind of fire that only burns deep inside and late at night. The kind of fire that can’t be extinguished or diminished by anything but a full throttle, full-body, full-throated front assault on our own … Continue reading Filters.

The Phoenix is Rising in Washington DC on 11/22.

Description Why do some of our greatest leaders come from traumatic beginnings? How does our role as clinicians allow us to facilitate growth from suffering to incredible possibility? Join Dr. Julie Lopez as she shares about the the ways we can help our clients tap into their bodies’ invisible wisdom and build resiliency from trauma. Participants will learn about: the 3 main reframes of trauma work the 5 components of trauma resilience adaptive memory networks implicit memory trauma resolution Attendees are eligible to earn 3 CEUs. Connect with fellow clinicians while enhancing your ability to provide trauma-informed care to your clients … Continue reading The Phoenix is Rising in Washington DC on 11/22.

Terror attacks in Paris and California expose modern society’s lack of resilience.

The terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris on November 13 shattered the complacency of the French lifestyle. A few weeks later, a savage attack erupted in San Bernardino, California, further exposing the vulnerability of Western societies. Dealing with terrorism and, in particular, with the frightening emergence of the ruthless Islamic State organization, also known as ISIS, will preoccupy the attention of world leaders for some time. But there is a larger lesson to be gained from this and other recent crises. Put very simply: our complex global society lacks resilience. What do I mean by that? Everything from our vulnerability … Continue reading Terror attacks in Paris and California expose modern society’s lack of resilience.

Terror victims study proves our resilience.

1 Floral tributes outside the Bataclan Theatre in memory of the victims of the Paris attacks Patricia Casey Email On Friday, November 13 2015, a series of terror attacks erupted in Paris. They were mercilessly launched on people gathered at various social outlets and events in order to maximise the carnage. A football match was the first target in this co-ordinated killing spree. This was followed by shootings at restaurants and cafes and finally a metal concert in the Bataclan Theatre. Hostages were taken there also. A total of 130 lost their lives and over 4,000 were injured, almost 100 … Continue reading Terror victims study proves our resilience.

8 Keys to Build Up Your Resilience. Coping with PTSD. Author: Me :)

Hi, I am the author of my new baby born book titled « PTSD Beautiful Trauma », a memoir of my journey coping with PTSD, after Paris attacks (2015-2016). My workplace was involved in both attacks, January and November. After Charlie Hebdo’s board office’s attack and the printing house’s owner held hostage my hotel was the theater … Source: 8 Keys to Build Up Your Resilience Continue reading 8 Keys to Build Up Your Resilience. Coping with PTSD. Author: Me 🙂