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All history, including the histories of our families, is part of us, such that when we hear any secret revealed, a secret about a grandfather or an uncle, or a secret about the battle of Dresden in 1945, our lives are made suddenly clearer to us, as the unnatural heaviness of unspoken truth is dispersed. For perhaps we are like stone – our own history and the history of the world embedded in us.

A Chorus of Stones ~Susan Griffin

Book Review: Collective Trauma Healing book review collective trauma healing holocaust inherited trauma thomas hubl wwii Aug 11, 2021

Many WWII research clients and others who have come to me for help in finding answers to military research questions and to learn more about who their father, grandfather, uncle, etc. was, are...

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Drug Use in the WWII Military addiction aggression drug use genealogy mental health wwii Aug 09, 2021

Last week I was flipping channels looking for something to watch while I ate breakfast. I stumbled on a PBS show called Secrets of the Dead. The topic this day was World War Speed. I was interested...

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The Impact of Our Research genealogy military research Aug 05, 2021

Exploring our lives and those of our family members is an activity many people engage in today, often as genealogical or military research. Some explore their lives through various energetic and...

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Book Review: The Survivors ancestral lineage healing book review genealogy writing healing modalities holocaust wwii Aug 04, 2021

There is an incredible book The Survivors. A Story of War, Inheritance, and Healing by Adam P. Frankel. I picked this book up to attempt to find another book I could use in my master class on...

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Safety, Fear, War, & Our Ancestral Lineage dna genealogy healing modalities inherited trauma military research wwii Aug 02, 2021

For the last decade I’ve studied the deeper layers of genealogy and family history. Explored the darker sides of family and ancestors. Looked at the grief, loss, war, fear they lived with,...

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Book Review: Facing Codependence codependence healing modalities relationship Jul 27, 2021

There are so many ways to identify family patterns that both help and harm us, our relationships, and way of life. Codependency is one pattern.

Codependence is defined as: excessive emotional or...

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Are You Healing Your Inherited WWII Trauma? consciousness inherited trauma wwii Jul 26, 2021

We all carry trauma from our parents, grandparents, model it after our collateral relatives, and even pick it up from others outside the family as we grow up. It does not matter if you lived with...

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Do Genealogy & Military Researchers Need Therapy? genealogy healing modalities mental health military researcher professional genealogist therapy wwii Jul 23, 2021

That is a loaded, triggering question isn’t it? Isn’t it time these communities start the conversation about the effects of research on us mentally, spiritually, physically, and...

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