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The Hidden Wounds: Understanding and Coping with PTSD in Disaster Survivors

When someone survives a disaster such as a hurricane, earthquake, terrorist attack, or accident, their problems don’t necessarily end when the event does. For many people who have witnessed or experienced a disaster, the symptoms of PTSD become a greater burden than the trauma. Although survivors may be safe, their minds are still struggling with the aftermath. Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as “PTSD,” is common among disaster survivors. In this article, we’ll explore the challenges of coping with PTSD after a disaster and provide effective strategies for survivors.

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

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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.

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