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Sandy Hook and Healing

Be the Light!

Janet M. Neal | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

On that one day, I saw nothing but love and concern and prayers and even more love from thousands, probably millions, of people. One person caused a lot of darkness, and millions of people responded with overwhelming light.

5 Simple Steps To Cultivate Healing During Times Of Tragedy

David Magone | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
David Magone

In a situation like this, it can be so hard to know what to do. Lacking other practical options, and having no way to protect those who have already been harmed, it can be easy to be overtaken by intense anger and other destructive emotional states.

Next Steps for Sandy Hook: Surviving Guilt

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Survivors of tragedies struggle in ways that most people find hard to understand. The emotions are complex and confusing. The feelings depend upon on the psychological makeup of the individual involved and vary depending on the nature of the traumatic event.

Celebrating Life in the Midst of Tragic, Violent Loss: A Creative Guide to Healing

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

How do you celebrate the holidays in the wake of a national tragedy? How do you find life in the midst of carnage too horrible to imagine? Here's what you need to know, from the perspective of a parent who has lost their child from a catastrophic act of violence.