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It was the Summer of 1976. My best friend, Laura, and I crafted the perfect blanket fort on the deck. The five or more lawn chairs turned on their side, clothespins securely held the blankets in place, complete with a broom up the middle to give us needed head space. …


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“Trauma is a fact of life. It does not, however, have to be a life sentence.” Peter A. Levine

Everyone has experienced trauma in their lifetime, whether it’s cumulative or a one-time episode. Adverse or negative experiences often remain stuck in the brain and body and will hang out, wreaking havoc on our bodies and minds, until we face the wake-up call to hear the message your body is sending. The interesting thing is that however you interpret the event, the perception is the “snapshot” you’ve imprinted in your mind, which causes major disruptions in life, and especially if you’re aspiring to a well and healthy lifestyle, as many of us are striving towards. …

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