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Thoughts to share & Compassion for yourself

  Thoughts to share – “The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” – Caroline Myss   “But one thing for sure, if you do not address your trauma, it will undress you.” – Sharon Wise   “We can’t always choose the music life plays for […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter April 2020

  Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran The Surviving Spirit Newsletter April 2020 http://www.survivingspirit.com/ http://newsletters.survivingspirit.com/pdfs/2020-04-The_Surviving_Spirit_Newsletter_April_2020.pdf Hi Folks, Obviously we are all experiencing some […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter March 2019

Healing the Heart Through the Creative Arts, Education & Advocacy Hope, Healing & Help for Trauma, Abuse & Mental Health “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Kahlil Gibran The Surviving Spirit Newsletter March 2019 Hi Folks, Welcome to the March issue of the Surviving Spirit […]

Exposed – The Arc of Trauma and Abuse

  Exposed [originally titled Daughter of God] is a 2016 American thriller film, written and directed by Gee Malik Linton [credited as Declan Dale], at his directorial debut. The film stars Ana de Armas, Keanu Reeves, Christopher McDonald, Big Daddy Kane, and Mira Sorvino. While perusing NETFLIX for a music or nature documentary the other […]

The Surviving Spirit Newsletter July 2018

  The Surviving Spirit Newsletters The Surviving Spirit newsletter has been going out for many years. The idea behind the newsletter is to share news, resources and helpful information that could help any and all who have been impacted by the concerns of trauma, abuse or mental health. A major point of the newsletter has […]

The June Surviving Spirit Newsletter

  “Art is a wound turned into light.” Georges Braque The June Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website. Hope Healing & Help – This month’s resources: 1] Leah Harris on Mental Health as a Social Justice Issue – Psychology Today 2] Rachel Waddingham – Behind The Label: Recovery from psychosis, trauma & dissociation […]

Thoughts & Music to share on Resiliency

  I read this article at my friend Helga Luest’s, Trauma Informed Linked In post and shared a comment and I thought to dive a bit more, into why I feel the way I do about ‘resiliency‘. Here is my post comment to the article – Natural Resilience to Major Life Stressors Not So Common […]