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Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

[TW: PTSD, sexual assault, trauma] Why does the body remember what the mind tries so desperately to forget? Author and lawyer Karen Stefano begins to answer this question in her […]

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Triggering Or Healing: When To Know If Your Trauma Can Help Others Process Their Pain

Triggering Or Healing: When To Know If Your Trauma Can Help Others Process Their Pain

By Chelsy Ranard When my best friend passed away in a drunk driving accident, all I wanted was to create positive change. I wanted her death to mean life for […]

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Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

By Samantha Paige At 2:47 am on January 9, I awoke to a text message that indicated the predicted heavy rains had arrived and the feared mudslides were in fact […]

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How A Scorpion Sting Woke Me Up To My Tumultuous Marriage & Gave Me A New Lease On Life

How A Scorpion Sting Woke Me Up To My Tumultuous Marriage & Gave Me A New Lease On Life

By Leah Morris “I’m​ ​31​ ​and​ ​divorced.​ ​I​ ​didn’t​ ​plan​ ​my​ ​life​ ​to​ ​be​ ​this​ ​way​ ​obviously,​ ​but​ ​here​ ​I​ ​am.​ ​I’ll​ ​just​ ​state​ ​for the​ ​record​ ​that​ ​I​ ​also​ […]

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Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

By Liz Greene Though mental health disorders can affect anyone of any gender, race, or age, research suggests that women are about 40 percent more likely than men to be […]

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How I Turned My Pain Into A Source Of Power After Being Sexually Abused As A Child

How I Turned My Pain Into A Source Of Power After Being Sexually Abused As A Child

By Halima Layeni I am a living proof that anyone can turn things around. From a nadir of emotions in which I struggled with abuse and resentment, I have willed […]