“We talk about PTSD being a psychiatric problem ~ how people responded to the horror of warfare,” said Dr. Daniel P. Perl, the neuropathologist who led the study. “But at least in some cases, no ~ their brain has been damaged.”
Take a few moments today and watch this shocking documentation of how many of our veterans have been used by the Military Industrial Complex for the past 100 years ~ and remember this video when you hear “Support the Troops”.
Read Schade’s spiritual journey and discover for yourself your God within the kingdom of Religious Confusion ~ and celebrate it as I am now celebrating it with you.
In other words, find your passion and live it with joy, intention and purpose and in the process make a difference ~ that in itself sums up the ultimate commencement address as well as offers us the perfect epitaph for a life well spent.
I am indebted to John Bradshaw for using his own tortured childhood experiences to find and identify the Well of Grief that many of us experienced in our own dysfunctional families ~ but I courageously surrendered to and went beneath that well of grief and found a spring of joy~ a Unified Field of love, joy and soul consciousness that lay not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears
PTSD is really a reaction to being exposed to death, and anyone who’s been exposed to death in even a single incident, like a car accident ~ you don’t want to go back and think about that all the time. But you can’t not think about it.
My joyful demonstration that this infinite Unified Field of love ~ and not the speed of light ~ is the absolute constant of the universe also leads me to a simple and joyous observation that psychology, science and religion ultimately all rest on a common foundation of love and soul consciousness.
A new documentary called ‘Thank You for Your Service’ sheds light on challenges military veterans face after years of intense training and war. William Rodriguez lived it.
How we characterize the injuries sustained by veterans in war is crucial both to our understanding of the war experience and to the healing process. I have argued elsewhere that to ignore, trivialize or subsume the whole of the veterans’ readjustment difficulties under the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) umbrella as mental illness is misguided and […]
As a still active and joyful Octogenarian at 82 as well as a disabled veteran it is important for me and those that follow to leave a paper trail that leads to the Unified Field as well as all my experiences of surrendering to this joyful state of consciousness that lies not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears.
My work is, in essence, the reinterpretation of Teilhard de Chardin in light of the current coming together of mankind ~ as it slowly surrenders to its innate urge to unite and makes a painful shift from ego consciousness to soul consciousness
Re “The Truth About PTSD” (Op-Ed, Jan. 23), about Sarah Palin’s suggestion that her son’s arrest on a domestic violence charge was somehow tied to post-traumatic stress disorder suffered after his military service in Iraq:
Let me share our initial meeting 44 years ago in 1972 which has set the stage for where I am now but is a wonderful personal example of how our lives are divinely interconnected and guided from within if we will but listen, say YES to ourselves and not be controlled by fear.
At a warehouse near Dallas, a black Lab named Papi tugs on a rope to open a fridge and passes his trainer a plastic water bottle with his mouth.
Happy New Year – the hope for a better world and our role in it lies deepest within each one of us.
– Non-veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are less exposed to information and treatment options than combat veterans, a new study reveals.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects half a million veterans in the United States. In Oklahoma, 11,590 veterans were treated for PTSD last year in outpatient clinics with the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System and 817 veterans were hospitalized for the illness.
It’s been an incredible personal joy to witness with Sal the heartwarming transformations that occurred as many of these emotionally wounded veterans burst into full flower by going through their fears and finding joy beneath their deep pain and despair. We literally saw the light come on as they began to see through different eyes
The power and truth of a heart centered approach to self-healing has withstood ridicule and then opposition within the VA and medical pharmaceutical community ~ but it is now fast approaching the stage where its acceptance and value are self-evident.
Being in the field to me is a deep awareness that I am in sync with my destiny regarding my work as a heart centered consultant and that my destiny is involved with retrieving lost souls from the rubble of deep childhood unworthiness.
This Pacific Islander group has overcome military racism and prejudice through love and forgiveness and they have all discovered not only more of themselves in the process but truly another choice of behavior in their life.
The Healing the Wounded Heart program with its emphasis on healing soul damage through gratefulness and heart centered action is a beacon of light in the seemingly impenetrable darkness of PTSD as well as an obvious antidote for our rising Veteran suicide rate.
A new study published Tuesday suggests commonly used first-line treatments for PTSD in veterans may not work as well as medical experts once thought.
It has taken more than 40 years, but Connecticut veteran Conley Monk has won his battle to have his military discharge status upgraded and can now receive federal benefits.
Around the nation, thousands of veterans and active-duty military personnel are waging their own personal battles against post-traumatic stress disorder.
It was as if there was an invisible wall between him and life. There didn’t seem to be much of a reason for life, survival or the future. He tried to hide from his real feelings, by using drugs and alcohol and lots of it.
New government research shows that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women, a startling finding that experts say poses disturbing questions about the backgrounds and experiences of women who serve in the armed forces.
From our very first session, they begin the process of thanking the people who have been there in their lives and as they do ~ like flowers, their buried or numbed out hearts begin to open allowing them to see through different eyes.
As a Citizenfive light worker, I have been busy training light workers for over 40 years in my heart centered self-healing work both with clients and now as a heart centered educator and consultant.
This is without a doubt the most emotionally rewarding work of my life and I am humbled by the simplicity and power of this self-healing process. How fortunate can I be to be making such a profound difference in my early 80’s by passing on my truth to people, many of them less than half my age ~ but all eager to see the light as well as another choice in life.