How Trauma Lodges in the Body

How Trauma Lodges in the Body
by thecatalystsforchange
Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D. on On Being
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“Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he’s learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety. What he’s learning speaks to a resilience we can all cultivate in the face of the overwhelming events — which, after all, make up the drama of culture, of news, and of life.”

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Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.onOnBeing

“Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he’s learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety. What he’s learning speaks to a resilience we can all cultivate in the face of the overwhelming events — which, after all, make up the drama of culture, of news, and of life.”

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Senators Hammer at DeVos on Planned Budget Cuts, Proposed Vouchers 

At a Capitol Hill hearing, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos faced Republicans skeptical about slashing some programs, and Democrats worried about civil rights protections under any federally funded vouchers.

Source: Senators Hammer at DeVos on Planned Budget Cuts, Proposed Vouchers – Politics K-12 – Education Week