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Trauma Blog #5: Happy Birthday

It's been a couple weeks since I posted my last blog. This is part of my process. After four blogs I didn't think I would get burnt out. However, taking a two week break has given me enough time to realize what my last blog should cover. This doesn't mea
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Posted in Health & Fitness on August 26, 2017

Trauma Blog #4: Moving Forward

While dealing with trauma I came to a point where I realized it was necessary for me to move beyond coping and surviving; I needed to focus on my personal goals and thrive. But I was in a rut of depression, behavioral issues, isolation and traumatic
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Posted in Personal on August 10, 2017

Trauma Blog #3: Confronting Violence

With trauma there often are memories of violence; living through violence can change your life outlook and affect your psychological health. Though not everyone experiences violence in their life, violence does exist and we can't always ignore it. Coping w
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Posted in Health & Fitness on August 2, 2017

Trauma Blog #2: Validatiion

[Disclaimer: The tips in this article do not come from a mental health or medical professional. While the writer does have some background in psychology and physical health, the following content is intended to express the personal experience of one indivi
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Posted in Health & Fitness on July 28, 2017

Trauma and PTSD Blog #1

[Disclaimer: The tips in this article do not come from a mental health or medical professional. While the writer does have some background in psychology and physical health, the following content is intended to express the personal experience of one indivi
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Posted in Health & Fitness on July 19, 2017

Conservations during Male Violence

Bad Dads make a Girl Mad. Thinking; looking at the orange-navy-cream-sky. Overhead, once more; "We're not all like that." Male "It happens to everyone." Violence "We should help anyone who is abused." Male "Women abuse too." Viole
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Posted in Personal on September 30, 2016

Creative Non-Fiction: A Moment of Free Time

It’s the middle of July and I’m lying below an apple tree in the George Washington Carver Edible Garden, a city park-haven, set on a hill over Charlotte Street. It’s an oasis; a quick get-away from the bustle of Lexington Avenue, in the h
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Posted in Writing on July 24, 2015

Any Former (and current) Smokers? If so, how did you quit?

Any Former (and current) Smokers? If so, how did you quit?
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Posted in Personal on July 3, 2015

Creative Fiction Short: The Worst Deed

Mac and I set up camp at dusk. Our white limbs were soiled and spotted purple in the moonlight and threatening sunrise. The ground seemed a little muddier and the spokes of our tent frame took twice the effort to stick. We washed our hands in the river fo
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Posted in Random on January 17, 2015

Emily's Pen

Nickelodeon, the children's television network, used to air a show called "Rocko's Modern life". It was about a thirty-something wallaby with a small dog and a steer for a best friend. He worked a 9 to 5 job at a cooperate office and his bos
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Posted in Personal on January 15, 2015

Comments (2)

Following you. Just read your excellent article on trauma and PTSD. I am sorry that you have had the experiences that meant you were able to write it.

July 20, 2017, 3:57 AM

hi following you have a good day.

December 16, 2015, 11:44 PM