Sometimes, we get triggered into treating people based on who we believe they are.
Laura van Dernoot Lipsky highlights the challenges faced by those providing services to the traumatized and provides a practical approach to recovery: or Trauma Stewardship. A must read.
Raw and real, Tou Ger Lee shares the story about his Hmong parents’ journey from the dangerous jungles of Laos to their new sponsored life in Wisconsin. A transformational coach who works with high achievers, Tou Ger knows what it is like to be successful and not actually feel anything. Drawing on his experience rejecting and then embracing his background, Tou Ger embodies how to live your full authentic life doing what you are meant to do. A true Sandwich Kid, I love his advice to Sandwich Parents and and Kids.
In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, van der Kolk combines his experience with his clients with recent and evolving scientific studies into a single resource for anyone working with trauma survivors. This is a must read for anyone who is eager to heal from their trauma, which could be from one event (like PTSD) or continual trauma (like Complex PTSD).
Somehow, I ended up with a blinding fear of criticism about my judgment and decision-making abilities.
A wonderful book that describes CPTSD and how to heal from its devastating effects on daily life.
Linda Meredith is Australia’s first Certified Trauma Recovery Coach and she shares why we must be the generation that changes how we treat children.