From TED: On a reporting trip, journalist Jean-Paul Mari had a face-to-face encounter with a senseless, random death, beginning his acquaintance with a phantom that has haunted us since ancient times: post-traumatic stress. "What is this thing that can kill you without leaving any visible scars?" Mari asks. In this probing talk, he searches for answers in the aftermath of horror and trauma — and comes to a very human conclusion: we must talk.
Be that safe harbor for somebody else — their safe place to fall. Paul's response: Safety in threes.
a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation.
You're worthy because you are born and because you are here. Your being here, your being alive makes worthiness your birthright. You alone are enough. Paul's response: Shifts of paradigms.
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Emotional and physical abuse traumas experienced when I was in junior high and high school produced a number of coping strategies later in my life. I was reliving these experiences and relationship patterns which influenced my self-esteem, my view of others and the world.