Friday, March 31
Published on Oct 15, 2015
Dr. Barry Kerzin was a California physician interested in Buddhism when he went to Tibet 27 years ago to train Buddhist doctors in methods of Western medical research and practice. Now an ordained Buddhist monk who serves as the Dalai Lama’s personal physician, he teaches doctors and medical students the lessons he has learned from meditation and the contemplative tradition of Buddhism: compassion, empathy, and selflessness.
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Thursday, March 30
You can't grow nice Green Lawns and the drinkable will be Bottled water,
All because of climate change?
Stanford geophysicist measures saltwater intrusion into underground freshwater.
Published on Mar 29, 2017
Bernard Marks lived through the holocaust and he has a few words to say on Trump’s immigration agenda. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, show you how he’s speaking out against ICE. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/go
“During an immigration forum in Sacramento, California Tuesday, a holocaust survivor had some strong words for Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones and acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan.
According to CBS Sacramento, the man explained to Homan and Jones that as a boy in Poland he was “hauled off” for nothing more than simply being Jewish.
“For no other reason, I was picked up and separated from my family, who was exterminated in Auschwitz,” he said. “And I am a survivor of Auschwitz and Dachau.”
He said that he spent five years in concentration camps because the Nazi were picking on people. Picking on him.
“And you as the sheriff, who we elected as sheriff of this county—we did not elect you for sheriff of Washington, D.C. It’s about time you side with the people here,” he said. “And when this gentleman [Homan] stands up there and says he doesn’t go after people, he should read today’s [Sacramento Bee]. Because in today’s Bee, the Supreme Court Justice of California objected to ICE coming in and taking people away from the courts. Don’t tell me that this is a lie.”
Read more here: http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/ausch...
Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian
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Wednesday, March 29
Tuesday, March 28
I'm 84 and have been down this road of many injuries done to me. It is a 'Hell' that doesn't even exist in the Spiritual world.
But the good news is that it can be healed if you get the gift of faith from God who exists with real power right now. Forget the non-scientific atheist faith and is called medical. Get an old Chaplain who has time to hold your hand and get you a real job that can do good for people. Not a military obey job.
Even the following list of symptoms is nuts. Like "emotion regulation" ! We are talking about fathers, men women who were tough enough to join. We injure them! We are not talking about self-injury and Borderline disorders or DID.
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Published on April 20, 2015
This pretty young sweet heart says...
(God bless her)
Today I finally talk about something you have all been asking for! Complex PTSD.
What is it and what do we do if we have it?
Now Complex PTSD isn't something that is in the DSM. The Veteran's Administration and the center for
PTSD lobbied to get this diagnosis put into the DMS 5 but the APA did not agree, and so we only have PTSD (mild, moderate, & severe) to work with. That doesn't meant that we cannot better understand the depths of PTSD and what repeated trauma can do to a person and their life.
When someone is repeatedly traumatized (ie. in war, abused for long periods of time, etc) it can make relationships afterward very difficult.
They state that those who suffer from complex PTSD have more issues with:
1. emotion regulation
2.forgetting traumatic events completely
3. self-perception (feel very ashamed and guilty for struggling with this and not feeling "okay" like everyone else).
4. Distorted perceptions of their perpetrators
5. Relations with others (they may isolate or struggle to trust people)
6. Their own sense of meaning (may feel hopeless and struggle to have faith).
The treatment is pretty much the same as it is for PTSD, however there is an intense focus on interpersonal difficulties. They focus on this because those with repeated trauma have more trouble trusting, not lashing out, feeling safe, and managing their feelings of shame and guilt. By focusing on
these things, we can hopefully help those with Complex PTSD better understand their situation and manage their relationships.
I hope this not only helps those of use struggling with this, but also raise awareness for the seriousness of it so it can be taught and better managed by professionals.
Monday, March 27
The Four Seasons of Life.