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DEPRESSION REFLECTION LONELINESS

I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that bids us together is deep and strong and strange. Khalil Gibran Depression Reflection Loneliness There is a...

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ANGER AND BARGAINING

“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance.” Victor E Frankl Anger and Bargaining...

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Pain and Guilt

Pain and Guilt

Feelings of genuine pain and guilt are part of our lives. We are taught that these should be felt – that is the form of our nurture.However, there is more to it than that. As I indicated in my last Blog, nurture is...

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The Veiled Thread – Prologue

Northern New South Wales My span is defined, not so much by the substance of the years, but rather by the weight of generations, past to present, by an endowment of wonton neglect of those imperfectly loved and an...

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Shock & Denial

Shock & Denial

It is in the nature of us all, that when we are faced with an uncomfortable or seemingly outrageous theory/concept, we will either ridicule the concept or be dismissive of its implications, especially when the...

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The Nature of Inherited Trauma

The Nature of Inherited Trauma

The Great War of 1914-18 delivered the single most catastrophic event to human history. So many people died, mainly young men, that it took a generation for nations, and communities to recover their equilibrium, only...

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Stephen Twartz
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