- Impact of trauma
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- Understanding trauma
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Thanks to Claire Plant for this post.
People react to traumatic events in many different ways and there are a variety of possible coping strategies. However, without appropriate support it might be easy for someone to respond to trauma by turning to drugs. While this may provide a short-term escape and [...]
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I apologise for the inactivity of this site for so long. I have been very busy, and am still very busy. Christine and I are working with Be the Change (the Australian arm of the Pachamama Alliance) to promote action on transition to a sustainable future. We’re also actively coordinating efforts to set [...]
I’ve just seen one of the best bits of news in a long while. Alongside Doctors, Engineers and others ‘without Borders’ the world now has Clowns without Borders, bringing healing laughter to traumatised children around the world. For a beautifully presented and illustrated article on this story, visit the Australian Broadcasting Commission on-line [...]Continue Reading →
We were invited recently to contribute our Simplicity Story for a book to be published by the Simplicity Institute. Here’s what we wrote.
Our journey towards simplicity began over 15 years ago, fuelled by a combination of desire and necessity. In our early 50’s, we both found ourselves redundant, and opted to look [...]Continue Reading →
In my essay on Community Solutions to Global Warming I argued that cooperative community action holds the key to tackling climate change. There are at least a couple of reasons why I believe this. As the stresses of climate change, rising energy costs and economic turmoil bite, so centralised systems and processes will start [...]Continue Reading →
One of the greatest barriers to world peace is the legacy of anger, violence and revenge from past trauma. In our book, Hope for Humanity, Christine and I argued that we need quick, effective means of mass trauma healing. More recently, in my blogs of April 13 and May 3 I drew [...]Continue Reading →
In his book, The Prehistory of the Mind, Steven Mithen argued that the key breakthrough in human intelligence came when separate knowledge modules in the brain began to communicate with each other to produce an integrated mind. Christine and I built upon that idea in Hope for Humanity, to suggest that this distinctive [...]Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about scientific evidence for the effectiveness of EFT, or tapping, in resolving trauma and emotional problems. Now Nick Ortner has published a blog in the Huffington Post about how EFT is helping many war veterans in the USA to recover from debilitating Post-traumatic [...]Continue Reading →
One of the key messages that Christine and I emphasised in our book Hope for Humanity is the importance of the early years for brain development. This message was reinforced recently in a programme screened by the Australian Broadcasting Commission on rethinking educational priorities which I have summarised [...]Continue Reading →
Recently, I happened to hear part of a radio interview with Sir Michael Marmot. This was the first time I’d heard of his ground-breaking work on the effects of our social and economic systems on health. It adds a new dimension to Christine’s and my study of the impact of trauma, and our work [...]Continue Reading →
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