Power of Story : “First Responders: Coffee and Conversation" Facilitated by: U.S. Air Force Veteran and Retired Chief of Police Dave Weiner and Sara Correll. Special Guest: Retired Police Sergeant & Former Air Force Captain Michael Sugrue We discuss traumatic incidents and the toll they took on our personal and professional lives. More importantly we talk about … Continue reading Power of Story: Michael Sugrue Police + Air Force Veteran.
Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready to … Continue reading Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…
You know why I am posting this. Do you:) Stunning version of Frank Sinatra's original song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiJJSY5uBvQ ** The Phoenix ** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VAnZrrZlLs 10 "IS IT JUST ME OR IS IT GETTING CRAZIER OUT THERE?" In Batman lore, Gotham is usually depicted as a broken city before Batman arrives to save the day. However, the Gotham we … Continue reading That’s Life. Amazing Joker.
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. … Continue reading The Phoenix is Rising in Washington DC on 11/22.
Hi Crew. ** It's reunion time here.** Did you have a good year? or did you feel abandoned? This come back sounds pretty good to me, since I have a new Restart. First, I want you to **congratulate** with me:) If you read through my storytelling : in 2015 went through these Paris attacks ( aftermath of … Continue reading Back for good.
Well, before facing this topic I have been meditating and taking time for breathing, alone, in the woods. This is one of the most sensitive subject I am still willing to write about. For the side story, I am one of those who experienced panic attacks and tremors, neurosthenia, physical and mental break down, which … Continue reading Shell Shock: Break Down in WWI. Now they are free.
The part that is envious, cold hearted and devious Greedy, mischievous, global, colonial Bloodthirsty, blind, mindless and cheap Focused on borders and slaughter and sheep Burning of books, bulldozing of homes Given to targeted killing with drones Lethal injections, arrest without trial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qdeW6lY5s8
Now light the candles; one; two; there's a moth; What silly beggars they are to blunder in And scorch their wings with glory, liquid flame— No, no, not that,—it's bad to think of war, When thoughts you've gagged all day come back to scare you; And it's been proved that soldiers don't go mad Unless … Continue reading Repression of War Experience. A poem by Siegfried Sasson.
Actually, I am living this situation at work. Yes, I am the weak link. And yes, I was the first and only one to break the silence. So, what? Do you know the story of someone who is sitting on the edge of the river waiting for his dead enemy's body passing by? Seriously, it … Continue reading Next Mission: PTSD at home. Veterans breaking the Silence.
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 … Continue reading 8 Keys to Build Up Your Resilience. Coping with PTSD. Author: Me 🙂