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The Forest For The Trees – Bristlecone Reflections: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I don’t normally associate hotels with great works of art. Yet there I was, standing quietly, intently staring at a tree in the makeshift gallery on the mezzanine of the Washington DC Hilton. Black easels and academic posters lined up and around the curved walls, lit by the low ceiling’s recessed incandescent bulbs. Normally I… Learn more »

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If I Told… 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

For the past ten years I have spoken openly and publicly about my emotional, physical, spiritual, and sexual abuse, something I only did in the past in the way of justifying my behavior. I would tell my wife and friends, “If what happened to me happened to me happened to you, you’d be drinking or… Learn more »

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Hope Wins! An Ancient Lesson About Overcoming Fear: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

This post originally ran on June 19, 2014 I was reminded recently of an important lesson about trauma recovery. The teacher was the son of a friend, a young man who spoke at his bar mitzvah about the competing motivations of fear and hope. The example he gave was based on a story from the… Learn more »

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Yes, Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Too often, when we talk about abuse we talk about how hopeless we feel. I will ask the question that was posed to me, “Who’s telling you that story?” I once believed the lie that I was a hopeless case, but then I found recovery and in recovery I found and surrounded myself with people,… Learn more »

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Resources to Address Sexual Victimization of Males on a College Campus: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I work on a college campus full of faculty and professional staff, most of whom actively want to do good for our survivors of sexual violence on campus. However, we live in a society that perpetuates ideas about who can and cannot be affected by interpersonal violence (IPV). At the University of New Hampshire (UNH),… Learn more »

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