Continuing on the yearly recap that I started last week, here are my top five most helpful books: #5: The Body Keeps Score (B. Van Der Kolk) Compared to the other horribly boring book that I read on trauma (I’m looking at you Trauma and Recovery), this book is fabulous. In a super easy to […]
This Week’s Book = Bald is Better with Earrings (by A. Hutton) Ok, so I’m getting back to the books this week. I chose this book for several reasons, namely the topic, the smile that crossed my face when I read the title, and the shiny picture on the cover. To stave off any immediate questions
This Week’s Book = This is How: Surviving What You Think You Can’t (by A. Burroughs) This book surprised me. I actually picked it up just to keep me occupied while I enjoyed a coffee and dessert at a local cafe…never thinking that it would be the topic of one of my blog posts. In
This Week’s Book = Life after Trauma: A Workbook for Healing (by D. Rosenbloom & M.B. Williams) I’m always fascinated by the multitude of ‘workbooks’ that you can find in the self help section of a bookstore. Workbooks remind me of school…I used to zoom through any workbooks that were given to us. Usually I
This Week’s Book = The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma (by Bessel Van Der Kolk) Ok, so last time I wrote about a book on trauma that I was not a huge fan of…in fact, it’s fair to say that I was thoroughly unhappy the entire time
This Week’s Book = Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – from Domestic Abuse to Political Terror I’m just going to say it – this book gave me flashbacks to university textbooks…to the point where I shuddered every time I went to pick it up. That probably sounds harsh, but it’s definitely the truth.