Can We Have Empowerment without Healing?
As I have focused my whole podcast season on empowerment, I can’t go through it without addressing one major factor in our growth: healing. How can we approach it? How can we visualise that journey and why is it important to embark on it?
Expert Conversations on Trauma, Part 4: Resmaa Menakem
What is intergenerational trauma? And how do we heal in an environment that is still hurting us? Listen to what Resmaa Menakem, a trauma expert, has to say about it in a beautiful interview.
Expert Conversations on Trauma, Part 3: Dr. Gabor Maté Returns
Trauma-informed care doesn’t mean every physician has to be a therapist; it means doctors are aware that there can be underlying causes to the pain someone is experiencing. Is the pain coming from chronically oppressing your anger? Has your depression developed due to a strong disconnect from yourself? This is one of the ideas that…
Expert Conversations on Trauma, Part 2: Dr. Bruce D. Perry
What happens to us in our childhood shapes the way our brain develops. How we respond to the world is how it makes sense for us to respond to it. Trauma – including neglect – plays an enormous part in all this. In the second article in this series, see what Dr. Bruce Perry has…
Expert Conversations on Trauma, Part 1: Dr. Gabor Maté
Trauma is real and at this point well researched. Yet it’s a topic so complex that we have to refer to experts if we want to have any constructive conversation on it. And why not go straight to world-renowned ones? We start with Gabor Maté.