Still Beloved ~ Reclaiming the Soul After Trauma
Victoria McGee, M.A.
“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace.” ~ Anonymous I woke up very early the other day, too early for the time I’d gone to bed. As I tried to get myself back to sleep for a bit, I took a very, very deep inhale of breath. It shocked me how good … Continue reading Holding Our Collective Breath
“The paradox of trauma is that it has both the power to destroy and the power to transform and resurrect.” – Peter A. Levine Lately, I’ve been conscious of trauma as it applies to society. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the world is currently in a state of collective trauma. Collective trauma refers to … Continue reading Covid-19 and Collective Trauma
“The sooner we heal our traumas, the sooner we liberate ourselves from the people who hurt us. By hating them, we hold onto them. We cannot heal.” – Vironika Tugaleva As I have studied, learned and written about healing trauma, I find I’m guilty of assuming that if you have been through trauma, you must … Continue reading Why We Sometimes Hold Onto Trauma
“Be kinder than necessary. For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ~ Plato This often-quoted statement from Plato is such a wonderful reminder to us to try to be kind, always. It’s so true – if you scratch the surface of anyone you meet, you will find wounds and hurts. Some of us … Continue reading What Does God Think of You?