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Interviews

Award-Winning Songwriter BEVERLEE Leaves Marriage, Comes Out, Releases Debut Album

Award-Winning Songwriter BEVERLEE Leaves Marriage, Comes Out, Releases Debut Album

It’s the kind of life story that reads like a Hollywood script, except the ending has not been written yet. For award-winning songwriter BEVERLEE, who has just released her debut […]

Creativity

Writing About Trauma In My Debut Novel Became Part Of My Own Healing

Writing About Trauma In My Debut Novel Became Part Of My Own Healing

By Cyla Panin Do we ever get over trauma? I don’t think so. In my experience, trauma lives somewhere deep under the skin and bursts forth at the most inopportune […]

Creativity

Artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s New Exhibition “Traumatica Dramatica” Delves Into Her Experience With Domestic Violence

Artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s New Exhibition “Traumatica Dramatica” Delves Into Her Experience With Domestic Violence

On display at NYC’s The Untitled Space Gallery from June 5 – July 2, 2021, is artist Meg Lionel Murphy’s debut New York solo exhibition titled “Traumatica Dramatica”. Curated by […]

Contributors

How My Hardships Became The Building Blocks For Resilience

How My Hardships Became The Building Blocks For Resilience

By Krista Nerestant Resilience isn’t just about surviving the experience but to be healthfully intact after.  Survive….it’s only the first step. The quarter-life crisis is real. I experienced mine in […]

Interviews

Anna LaMadrid in 'The Oxy Complex' | Image by Shay Yamashita

Virtual Solo Comedy Theatre Show Explores Love, Loneliness, Trauma, & Quarantine

With many entertainment shows moving from in-person venues to the virtual space, it has become even more accessible to watch theatre and comedy shows right from the comfort of your […]

Contributors

The Trauma Of The Supermom – Taking Care Of My Chronically Ill Daughter

The Trauma Of The Supermom – Taking Care Of My Chronically Ill Daughter

By Anna Penenberg The moment I opened the letter and saw the word positive, I felt my insides drop to the floor. As if my life hadn’t already been completely […]

Entertainment

Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

[TW: PTSD, sexual assault, trauma] Why does the body remember what the mind tries so desperately to forget? Author and lawyer Karen Stefano begins to answer this question in her […]

Health

Triggering Or Healing: When To Know If Your Trauma Can Help Others Process Their Pain

Triggering Or Healing: When To Know If Your Trauma Can Help Others Process Their Pain

By Chelsy Ranard When my best friend passed away in a drunk driving accident, all I wanted was to create positive change. I wanted her death to mean life for […]

Health

Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

Processing Trauma, And Why We Should Share Our Deepest, Darkest Moments Out Loud

By Samantha Paige At 2:47 am on January 9, I awoke to a text message that indicated the predicted heavy rains had arrived and the feared mudslides were in fact […]

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How A Scorpion Sting Woke Me Up To My Tumultuous Marriage & Gave Me A New Lease On Life

How A Scorpion Sting Woke Me Up To My Tumultuous Marriage & Gave Me A New Lease On Life

By Leah Morris “I’m​ ​31​ ​and​ ​divorced.​ ​I​ ​didn’t​ ​plan​ ​my​ ​life​ ​to​ ​be​ ​this​ ​way​ ​obviously,​ ​but​ ​here​ ​I​ ​am.​ ​I’ll​ ​just​ ​state​ ​for the​ ​record​ ​that​ ​I​ ​also​ […]

Contributors, Health

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

Pregnancy, Trauma & Stigma – Why Mental Health Issues Are More Common Among Women

By Liz Greene Though mental health disorders can affect anyone of any gender, race, or age, research suggests that women are about 40 percent more likely than men to be […]