Trauma and Resilience

Understanding the Emotional Toll of Staying Informed in a Chaotic World

Posted By SK Reid,
05/11/2023 18:00 PM
Navigating Through Turmoil: The Global Impact of Conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine Introduction to Global Instability Global instability is a multifaceted spectrum of political, economic, and...

Shocking facts about Covid-19 trauma people are afraid to know

Posted By SK Reid,
15/07/2021 20:50 PM
In my last post, I wrote about the impact of the pandemic from the perspective of trauma and how similar to other types of trauma the pandemic is - there are lots of parallels.   To briefly...

The Truth About Trauma

Posted By SK Reid,
13/07/2021 20:00 PM
An Unforgettable Milestone   Recently, the world passed the 4 million deaths from the COVID-19 milestone. This is not a milestone anyone wants to know about. In fact, unless we are directly...

Trauma and the Culture of Toxic Positivity

Posted By SK Reid,
01/04/2021 20:00 PM
The Truth About Trauma Something has been niggling away and I wanted to broach it ever-so-carefully here with you. As many of you know, my two first books deal with challenging subject matter. I...

World Suicide Prevention Day

Posted By SK Reid ,
10/09/2019 18:00 PM
My Experience of Suicide   Today is my friend Nancy's birthday. She killed herself in 2014. We found her. It was traumatic, especially knowing we were too late. It took us and the police and...

The Ripple Effect of Trauma

Posted By SK Reid & Karen Percy,
11/07/2019 21:00 PM
Vicarious Trauma in Journalists: A Story of Resilience In this blog post, we will explore the impact of vicarious trauma on journalists. Vicarious trauma is a type of post-traumatic stre...

Mother's Day 2019

Posted By SK Reid,
10/05/2019 21:00 PM
Every Mother’s Day is tough. It is the one enormous reminder of my losses. It’s difficult to explain, but my new book addresses the lifelong grief associated with being involuntarily...

Black Saturday: Ten Years On

Posted By SK Reid,
06/02/2019 20:00 PM
The day had an ominous, foreboding quality to it from the start. Extreme heat, gale-force winds, and an overcast, otherworldly look about it. On this day, people would lose their lives. This would be ...