Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

We need to expand our understanding of trauma. Often, attention goes to the military and their experiences of “soldiering,” but a wide range of experiences results in trauma. The child removed from a dangerous home only to be placed in a dangerous foster care...
How Prayer Can Help You with Despair

How Prayer Can Help You with Despair

Prayer is an antidote to despair. Notice I didn’t suggest a promise about depression I can’t guarantee? Truthfully, prayer is not much of an antidote to depression because mostly it’s just not. Working with depression is a reminder of how chronic it can be and how...
6 Culprits of Pandemic-Driven Anxiety for Seniors

6 Culprits of Pandemic-Driven Anxiety for Seniors

A recent anxiety attack caused me to reexamine my activities, as well as my in-activities, during the pandemic. Disaster response experts tell us the six-month mark after any natural catastrophe is called the “disillusionment phase.” That’s where we are currently,...