Global Trauma Relief
Project LIGHT: Australia From Trauma To Hope
Written by: Nick Ortner · March 21, 2018
The Tapping Solution Foundation has supported the ongoing efforts of Dr. Lori Leyden and Project Light by providing training resources, outreach and funding. Dr. Leyden’s innovative and heart-centered ...
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Parents, Kids, & Teenagers
Turning Bullies Into Enlightened Leaders
Written by: Nick Ortner · January 25, 2016
Bullies are made, not born, and yet, many of us, quite understandably, struggle to feel compassion for them. What then happens is that bullies lose their voice, often even their right to speak, except when ...
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Global Trauma Relief
Turning Adult Trauma Into Healing For Childhood Wounds
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
How do you tell parents that their elementary school child was just shot to death at school? That was the challenge facing Dan, one of first responders at the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting that ...
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Parents, Kids, & Teenagers
The Key To Being An Effective Change Agent
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
A passionate and dedicated educator, Barbara had spent years advocating for special needs children in schools. When the Sandy Hook shooting took place in her town, however, Barbara’s entire world was shaken. ...
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Healing the Past
Releasing This Emotion Is Key To Personal Transformation
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
Imagine dropping your children off at school, and then leaving the building just before hearing gunshots going off inside the school. That was what happened to Robert right after delivering his two young ...
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Healing the Past
Releasing Guilt, Finding Connection, Love & Light
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
Cynthia’s house had always been a neighborhood favorite. A fun-spirited woman who loved children, she was close friends with several neighborhood moms, and always welcomed their kids into her home with open ...
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Global Trauma Relief
Quieting The Ripple Effects Of Trauma
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
One of the central tenets of trauma relief work is understanding how quickly trauma can spread. While those at the center of a trauma may be most severely affected, the larger community typically also suffers ...
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Global Trauma Relief
Moving Forward After Trauma Strikes
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
For the previous 25 years teaching had felt like Kevin’s life’s work, a career he had woken up to happily and pursued passionately. When a shooting happened at his school, however, his entire life seemed to ...
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Parents, Kids, & Teenagers
Helping School Children Thrive
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
What happens when we give children a chance to develop emotionally and mentally, as well as academically, within the school environment? Traditionally viewed as places of learning, the biggest challenges ...
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Healing the Past
Healing The Healers
Written by: Nick Ortner ·
A school counselor, Julie had felt utterly powerless in her role since the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Overwhelmed by the magnitude of the trauma she, her school and the entire community of ...
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