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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

Start the Conversation ancestral lineage healing bohemia chicago czech republic czechoslovakia family history genealogy inherited trauma prague svihlik tregler writing writing community Jan 10, 2022

Today on my Instagram account for @coffeewithmyancestors, I gave a writing prompt on FEAR. I asked the question, What are you afraid of?

This is a question I ask myself often and the answer always...

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That Shocking Genealogy or Military Research Detail chicago finding your roots genealogy generational trauma henry louis gates jr inherited trauma mental health mental illness slavery spiritual coach spirituality suicide transformation wwii research Jan 07, 2022

This morning over breakfast I flipped TV channels and caught half of the genealogy program, Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. I almost never watch these genealogy shows but this...

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Book Review: The Things They've Seen book review genealogy germany inherited trauma ptsd wwii Nov 03, 2021

I recently discovered an account on Instagram @iwitnesshistory.This account is run by a man named Daniel Burghard, who recently published a book called The Things They've Seen. Reflections on WWII...

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What Are Your Stories? 5d behaviors beliefs channeled writing consciousness family history family patterns inherited trauma stories Oct 26, 2021

Stories can disempower or empower us.

Stories can change us.

Stories can destroy us.

Stories can save us.

Stories have the ability to provide answers, closure, release, and healing.

Those...

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Why We Need to Look Back collective trauma healing genealogy hotel new york immigration inherited trauma netherlands rotterdam wwii Sep 29, 2021

“If you see the city as a body, what happens to the body is a trauma. What people tend to do when they have a very serious trauma is to turn their back on it. The people from Rotterdam did...

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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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What's Wrong With Daddy? Webinar collective trauma dna genealogy genealogy education history home front inherited trauma mental health military research military writing multigenerational trauma ptsd veterans veterans administration veterans administration hospital vietnam wwii wwii home front Sep 01, 2021

I have a new webinar in September to help you explore the effects of war on our veterans and family. What was kept in silence post-WWII (or any war) has a tremendous impact on us through inherited...

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