Stars of Hope brings healing to Colorado Springs following Club Q mass shooting
Hope after Club Q: Bringing light to a broken community
Painting as Therapy: How Stars of Hope is Using Art to Help Trauma Survivors Find Healing and Resilience
Art has long been recognized as a powerful tool for self-expression and healing. For many people, the act of creating art – whether it be through painting, drawing, sculpture, or any other medium – can be a therapeutic and cathartic experience. This is particularly true for individuals who have experienced trauma, as art can provide […]
The Important Role of Being a Survivor Advocate
As a survivor advocate, it is important to be able to connect with people from all walks of life. Oftentimes, survivors need someone to trust, and they may not feel comfortable opening up to others. As an advocate, it is essential that you create a safe and supportive environment for them. This means being patient and understanding while also being assertive when necessary.
How Art Heals Emotional Pain
Note: by using the term ‘art,’ we’re not referring to the entertainment industry or any other form of artistic commercialization. Rather, we discuss art as a tangible bridge between reality and the world of ideas and dreams. Art is a window into our inner worlds. It’s the only way to tell the story of […]
How Creative Play Helps Heal
As adults, creative play is often viewed as a waste of time. However, for children, it’s encouraged and celebrated. Are these two things really so different? Find out how art can actually help to heal the wounds left by trauma.
How to Exercise After A Traumatic Event
If you’ve suffered a traumatic event, exercise can help you heal. Here are some things to remember as you begin your journey towards healing through movement.
Waukesha Strong: City’s Independence Day parade marks step forward in healing from tragedy
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Miami kids find a connection with children forced to leave Ukraine. It was in the stars
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Healing Emotional Pain is Possible
Some wounds are impossible to measure. How do you quantify the number of sleepless nights or hours spent crying? While physical wounds can be seen and treated, emotional pain — especially that caused by trauma — can be challenging to repair.