Tag Archives: poetry

"ptsd makes me miss very bad things"

[written apr. 14th, 2016 when i was 19] “today i was unfaithful, darling today, thoughts went astray. no, i did not find me a new lover but old ones in the same. nostalgia for the pain they caused me; the comfort in what’s known, the trauma i grew accustomed to, polished stones they used to… Read More »

Death of Childhood Innocence: The Secret Shrine.

Abused children may repress memories until late in life. One day the gone is the death threat binding their tongue and memory. They discover their parents shocking crimes and guilt. They hide their shame in an imagined personal religious expiation. But never confess. Imprisonment would result. The family then destroyed. The impetus for secrecy: fear… Read More »

EMPATH THOUGHTS |BLACK LOVE Relationships Ancestral Intimacy |Mental Health |Bipolar Depression PTSD

♡Greetings Powerful Beings, my intentions are Learning, Healing & Sharing via the Guiding Principles of Dagara Cosmology of Burkina Faso & Tamale, Ghana. ♡I am here to commune with those that are Spiritually called to Remember Tradition: Being As You Know with Nature, Spirit & Ancestors as their Guide (EcoTherapy & EcoPsychology). +My experience is… Read More »

Something You Could Touch Audiobook by Brian Heffron

Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to the full audiobook Something You Could Touch, free at our library. Brian Heffron’s debut spoken-word poetry album. Brian’s life, background, and experiences allow him to write vulnerable and authentic poetry that resonates with a large audience. His work appeals to poetry enthusiasts from the classically romantic to the… Read More »

Ptsd – A spoken word poem

post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) Sometimes I think I’ve gotten rid of my trauma and depression then it gets me off guard. Maybe the recovery process never ends… Maybe we can’t erase some memories and the pain that comes with them from our head. Whatever it is, we’ll keep on fighting. Please share this video… Read More »

VA/ PBS TV Video on PTSD: “The Art of Healing” – with Bill McDonald

One of the first VA videos made on the healing process for PTSD through the arts – music, poetry, writing, dance, painting and all other forms of art. Bill McDonald came directly from his hopsital bed in California where he just had a heart procedure to insert 5 stents after suffering a heart attack just… Read More »

Introduction to Trauma Theory in Identity Formation

Written and compiled by M. Perle Tahat Shadow Work: In this video I lay groundwork for discussing trauma theory in more depth as it deals with the foundations of identity formation for those who are in need of soul level healing. The poem I read in the beginning is “1939” by Marjorie Agosin. Music credits:… Read More »

Screaming in Silence Audiobook by Tony McNally

Listen to the full audiobook for free with a 30-day trial: http://ezen.icu/13/b075qktmcv Tony McNally is a Falklands War veteran and the author of Still Watching Men Burn. A tireless campaigner for better understanding and treatment of servicemen and women suffering from mental health problems like PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). After leaving the forces he… Read More »

The Journey Back to Myself Audiobook by Julie Smoot

Listen to the full audiobook for free with a 30-day trial: http://ezen.icu/13/b01mqm3d4j Emerging from the ashes as a phoenix, Jewels shares her healing poetry that she wrote over the course of one year as she continues to heal from multiple sexual assaults and complex post-traumatic stress disorder. Contact: reqabk@gmail.com Source: Youtube