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The Reality of Trauma

Posted by cyndyadeniyi@gmail.com on June 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We are becoming more aware of how traumatic experiences impact how we live our lives. Just knowing that it is a problem can be a big step towards limiting its impact on our lives. While overcoming trauma can be hard work, but it is possible once we know that it is there. Here's what we need to know to get started.

Lots of different experiences can result in trauma. 

Perhaps we are most familiar with how the trauma of war impacts people. As a society, we are begi...

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Shining light on sexual assault

Posted by cyndyadeniyi@gmail.com on October 30, 2017 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

I was just looking over the blog from 2014 and noticed a blog I wrote of sexual assualt following allegations against Bill Cosby and university students which sparked outrage at the time. Here in 2017, a new set of allegations spark outrage. While there is a place for outrage, I would contend that there is also a need for outreach. 

Sexual assault is one of those things that causes extreme struggles with shame and as a result, it is kept secret. Secrets that hurt. Yet we know that ...

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