Tag Archives: kids

Understanding Trauma: Learning Brain vs Survival Brain

This video reframes a trauma perspective in terms of learning brain versus survival brain as a way to make it easier for teachers to talk about trauma with students. PLEASE SHARE! You do not have to ask permission, but do leave a comment about how you are using it and whether it helped! Animation by… Read More »

The Surfing Dog Empowering PTSD Veterans and Kids in Need in USAHD 2019

The Surfing Dog Empowering PTSD Veterans and Kids in Need in USAHD 2019 HD 2019e: newsivity@gmail.com The concept of connecting people together through the challenges they face is not more apparent than in this new form of innovative therapy taking place in California, USA. They call it ‘Waves of Empowerment’ where groups of young children… Read More »

ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD

Daphne Balcazar is a Life Coach and Speaker for the whole family. This short clip gives you some insight on ADHD, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. As a mother of 2 boys having gone through all of the above with her own, she is here to share with you and your family to go from feeling… Read More »

Why do we get Nightmares? | #aumsum

Nightmares are disturbing dreams that generate feelings of fear and anxiety, abruptly awakening us. On waking, we feel our heart pounding and can usually recollect the nightmare. Nightmares usually occur during the REM stage of sleep. Even though they are more common in children, many adults also experience them. There could be multiple reasons behind… Read More »

A NIGHT IN MY LIFE WITH PTSD

I recently opened up about my struggles with PTSD and how it has affected my life. I have had so many people reach out who feel the same way and I’m beyond thankful to be able to make you not feel alone. A lot of people still don’t understand just how PTSD makes you think… Read More »

Failed Newborn Screening.

Arianna had her appointment with the hematologist and it did not go according to plan. We also got a call that one of the tests that looks for a specific genetic disorder came back for Rensly and she did not pass. So we had to take her in to get blood taken again and it… Read More »

Can PTSD be passed down to kids? Emerging research looks at intergenerational trauma

The Invictus Games has highlighted the plight of veterans who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).But how does it impact their families and children? Veteran and co-founder of Soldier On, John Bale, said while the veteran community had become much more open about PTSD, families were still suffering from associated anxiety and depression in… Read More »