Trauma

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Perseverance for Veterans

Elaine Wynne, the founder and president of the Veteran Resilience Project (VRP), almost gave up on the project in 2011.

  • 11/26/2019
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Columbus and Sex Trafficking

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue” is the beginning of a poem children have been taught for generations about

  • 10/27/2019
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One Way For Mothers To Heal

More than a decade after her son was killed, Mary Johnson-Roy stood in Stillwater Prison hugging Oshea Israel, the man

  • 07/01/2019
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Roaring into the past

“Sham battle my arse!,” exclaimed my adoptive grandmother. I had found an old, yellowing newspaper atop a box rolling down

  • 06/01/2019
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Shauen Pearce: The Cycle Stops Here

a personal story reported by Anne Winkler-Morey, in conversation with Shauen Pearce  From about age 14 until 22, I didn’t

  • 02/01/2019
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Creative Healing

When my art practice was in a slump in 2016, I attended the Women’s Art Institute at St. Catherine University

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing Sexual Violence With Body Movement

I come from a long line of shotgun weddings. My maternal grandma fell for my delinquent and scrappy grandpa and found

  • 02/01/2019
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The Dance of Trust

For more than 40 years, I locked away sexual trauma I experienced as a child. A therapist suggested that I

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing: Generational Trauma, The Chord Of Silence

TRIGGER WARNING: This is a story, among other things, about childhood sexual abuse My ancestry is a crazy quilt —

  • 02/01/2019
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A Cycle That Works Against Women

Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction

  • 02/01/2019