spiritual trauma

in Stein gehauene Frauen, lange Haare, verhüllt, antiker Tempeleingang, women carved in stone, long hair, cloaked, ancient temple entrance

Religion and childhood trauma 03: shame and the sacred

The sacred and child development Introduction In various belief systems, concepts of shame and the sacred are at the centre of religious experiences and related to ethics. The sacred is defined by the existence of incorporeal, supernatural forces that are assumed by religions. These forces can be personal or impersonal, such as deities, spirits or […]

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christmas_tree, decoration, loneliness, einsamkeit

Loneliness – HOW-TO for coping with lonely holidays

Loneliness: Being alone is not loneliness For many people, the Christmas and New Year holidays are a time of celebration with the family. Christmas parties at work, baking biscuits during Advent, giving presents on Christmas Eve, family meals on Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and numerous religious celebrations fill hearts with joy. However, when all

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young child sitting in a garden looking skywards Kleinkind in einem Garten umgeben von Blumen mit dem Blick zum Himmel

Childhood Trauma: Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) – HOW TO

PMR: What is that? Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is used to reduce anxiety. The technique was introduced by the American doctor Edmund Jacobson in the 1930s. This technique alternates tension and relaxation of all the body’s important muscle groups. In this way, PMR gradually achieves a state of relaxation. With increasing practice, more and more

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Childhood trauma: a son’s story of his father’s transformation from a violent criminal to a loving parent

Aeon features this story about a son honouring where his father’s turbulent life has taken them both. From violent criminal to loving parent, this video chronicles the father’s turbulent life and how he found a path to love through helping others, art and fatherhood. In Violator, the Los Angeles-based filmmaker Edward Robles chronicles the turbulent life

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