The Holocaust, C-PTSD, and Recovery From the Past

“It used to be thought that the events that changed the world were things like big bombs, maniac politicians, huge earthquakes, or vast population movements, but it has now been realized that this …

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Health University: Episode 21 – The book and movie Greenhorn and surviving C-PTSD

Author, Anna Olswinger, and writer/director, Tom Whitus join host AlanEisenberg to talk about the book and movie version of “Greenhorn”, the story of youth concentration camp survival f…

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Untwist Your Thinking – Emotional Reasoning

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.”  ― Oscar Wilde It’s been a while since I have visited the “Untwist Your Thinking” co…

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Healthy University: Episode 20 – Brittnei Washington on Embracing the Whole You

Brittnei Washington joins host Alan Eisenberg for a discussion about learning to embrace the whole you and love yourself again. Brittnei specializes in helping people to heal from past and present …

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Understanding the Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things th…

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Accepting and Healing from a Past of Youth Trauma

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is nev…

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On Writing & Speaking About Bullying

Over the course of the last decade, so many people asked me why I continue to write and speak about the issue of bullying. I was bullied during most of my youth. There, I said it! In fact, I starte…

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