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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

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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Family's War Secrets Webinar genealogy grief mental hospital mental illness missing in action ptsd research a veteran shell shock veteran stories wwii Sep 28, 2021

Our WWI and WWII war veterans and their families carried secrets. They grieved or raged in silence. Their silence, lies, secrets, hidden illnesses, all affected their living families and their...

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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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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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New Webinar Series for September! Coffee With My Ancestors ancestral lineage healing consciousness genealogy genealogy education home front mental health military research ptsd veterans webinar wwii Aug 27, 2021

I'm so excited to announce a new series of webinars, Coffee With My Ancestors

Do you ever wish you could sit down at the table with a cup of coffee or tea and speak with your ancestors who...

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Exploring the Mentally Destructive Side of War – Downey VA Hospital mental health ptsd veterans administration hospital wwii Jul 19, 2021

Do you ever wonder why, if every family was affected by a war, any war, at any point in time, and suffers similar things and have inherited trauma, why we all stay silent? Why we are all sworn to...

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Identifying Trauma in World War II Records 7th infantry division ancestral lineage healing genealogy inherited trauma okinawa ptsd wwii Jul 16, 2021

As we research our family's history through genealogical and military records, we often strive to just document the basic facts. Names, dates, places, and a few notes. When we have time, we may dig...

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