Tag Archives: Featured

PTSD: New research shows smaller brain areas regulating fear and anxiety

Recent combat veterans who are diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder have significantly smaller volume in an area of the brain critical for regulating fear and anxiety responses, according to research led by scientists at Duke University and the Durham VA Medical Center.   The finding, published Nov. 5, 2012, in the journal Archives of General […]

Read more

Welcoming a son home from combat duty – Judith Black

Judith Black is a storyteller in Massachusetts.  I first heard about Judith from a friend who was a finalist for the MASSMOUTH’s Big 2010 Mouth Off champion.   My friend was going to tell a 4 minute story in front of 350 people and 5 celebrity judges at the Boston Public Library on april 20, […]

Read more

Project Welcome Home Troops

Yesterday  my colleague Christine Travers-O’Brien who works at the VA in Fort Collins mentioned Project Welcome Home Troops which includes meditation and yoga into a healing program for vets.

Read more

Overview of Meditation-PTSD

Here’s an overview of the site and what kinds of information on here   Benefits of Meditation, a Few Cautions The benefits of meditation are there for you to enjoy and will enhance your healing enormously. When there’s so much internal noise going on it can be difficult to think about going inside. How To Meditate […]

Read more