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Perhaps it is only in subsequent generations that trauma can be witnessed and worked through by those who were not there to live it but who received its effects, belatedly, through the narrative, actions and symptoms of the previous generation. ~Marianne Hirsch

Writing Stories of War genealogy genealogy writing military writing women's history month Mar 24, 2022

Photographs. Letters. Military documents. Whispered family stories. Artifacts of war. Questions……so many questions and some answers. Your head is spinning and you are unsure where to...

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Women’s History Month – Writing about the Women of World War II genealogy writing women's history month writing coach wwii Mar 09, 2022

March is Women’s History Month. A month in which we honor the women in our families, communities, and the world. How are you honoring the women in your family who lived during World War II?...

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Women’s History Month: Women on the Home Front czech genealogy female ancestors genealogy genealogy writing memoir women's history month wwii Mar 07, 2022

As you research your military service member from World War I, World War II, Korea, or Vietnam, ask yourself these questions. Is that where your exploration ends? You only research the military...

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Reading Between the Lines: U.S. Army Experiences in WWII genealogy writing mental health spiritual coach storytelling writing coach wwii wwii research Jan 05, 2022

The Problem

One of the things I've noticed in my almost 30 years of genealogical research plus helping both genealogy and military clients and reading social media posts and blogs, is that most...

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Writing to the Ancestors Webinar ancestors channeled writing genealogy genealogy education genealogy writing inherited trauma journal prompts journaling meditation mental health military research veterans Sep 02, 2021

I have a new webinar in September to help you learn how to connect with your ancestors.

Writing to the Ancestors

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Explore some basic ways to tap into what your ancestors have to say...

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Breakdown! Unspoken Effects of Genealogy & Military Research Webinar genealogy education genealogy writing genelaogy inherited trauma mental health military research ptsd trauma Aug 31, 2021

I have a new webinar in September to help you explore the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual effects of our often traumatic genealogy and military research.

Breakdown! Unspoken Effects of...

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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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