Adaptive Skills Learned in Childhood

What are the skills that you learned in your childhood that helped you meet your needs? For example, did you become the class clown to get attention from your caregiver? When people laughed at you did you feel special? Do you remember finally getting the attention that you deserved? Some children adapt to their family…

Episode 180 – Dr. Howard Lipke: HEArt for Veterans: Identifying the Hidden Emotion (inSocialWork Podcast Series of the University at Buffalo)

Vets and Anger Source: Episode 180 – Dr. Howard Lipke: HEArt for Veterans: Identifying the Hidden Emotion (inSocialWork Podcast Series of the University at Buffalo) In this episode, Dr. Howard Lipke describes what he calls the Hidden Emotion Articulation (HEArt) Program, a contrast to traditional anger management programs. This approach, developed especially for the unique…

ACE Study – Probably the most important study of this decade…

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is the product of collaboration between Vincent J. Felitti, MD, who founded and directed the Preventive Medicine Department at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego, CA, and Robert F. Anda, MD, MS of the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who designed, analyzed the data and prepared numerous…

Choice

as a child, choices were made for you some for the good some for the bad as an adult, you get to make your own choices some for the good some for the bad but in the end, it’s up to you you have a choice to make today and every day a different story…

A Global Movement For Compassion; A Wonderful Way to Pay it Forward

A beautiful global movement is enriching our communities all over the globe. Would you like to make a difference? Discover meaning? Carry forward what you have learned? Ready to give back? Sign the Charter or begin a campaign. You can do it. You can make a difference. Watch Here -> The Charter For Compassion

Wonder Woman Rocks… and Here’s Why

WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, WONDER WOMEN! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. WONDER WOMEN! goes behind the…

Brain Pathways

The brain has many pathways. When we come from a family of origin where there was lots of chaos, and negativity, a path of negativity is formed. It takes approximately ten thousand or more times for a pathway to be formed. We need to spend as much time growing our selves up by balancing our…

The What And Why In Suffering

As we walk along the path of life, the question of “what?” or “why did this happen to me?” is not uncommon for those who have or still suffer in silence. Restoring meaning to our lives is an essential and necessary final stage of trauma healing. Some will choose to explore this immediately either because…

Meaning; The Hero’s Journey Explained

Every hero story ever told follows the same five steps. Please Watch The Hero’s Journey  and follow along below; “Hi, I’m Dr. Mike Evans and I’ll start today’s visual lecture with a question; Did you know one-third of the world’s children never reached their full potential?” “I’ll talk about the science behind this, but before…