Tag Archives: post-traumatic growth

Past, present, future

Random reflections on walking, burnout, resilience, meaning and “raising awareness”, from Gaza to San Francisco.  Winter is approaching and I find myself reflecting on another intense year gone by. I was in Jerusalem in September, a time when both the Jewish … Continue reading

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Aid to Zen: V – Vicarious Trauma and Vicarious Resilience

This post is part of Aid to Zen – A Quick Guide to Surviving Aid Work from A to Z by Alessandra Pigni. For those who have been following my blog, you know that I like to try and look at our … Continue reading

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Aid to Zen: P – PTSD and Post-Traumatic Growth

This post is part of Aid to Zen – A Quick Guide to Surviving Aid Work from A to Z by Alessandra Pigni. *** “An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior” wrote psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl. At a time where … Continue reading

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