August, 2017


AUGUST, 2017 

TRAUMA TIP

Why Are So Many Adults Today Haunted by Trauma?

“The essence of trauma is disconnection from ourselves. Trauma is not terrible things that happen from the other side—those are traumatic. But the trauma is that very separation from the body and emotions. So, the real question is, “How did we get separated and how do we reconnect?”

 

 

INFORMATIVE STORY TIP

WHY I ABANDONED TOUGH LOVE INSTEAD OF MY CHILD

“I choked back every maternal instinct that screamed at me to protect my son as I left him and his suitcase sitting on the side of a county highway next to that rehab, like so much discarded debris. In order to allow him any hope of recovery, any chance to survive, I felt forced to abandon him.”

 

PARENT TIP

Unstable Childhood May Hike Risk of Adult Obesity

“Unpredictable childhoods can cause a “fast-life-history strategy” for adults. They live for the now; they often have children at an earlier age; they spend money rather than save; and they seek immediate gratification.”

Unstable Childhood May Hike Risk of Adult Obesity