30 Oct Being Well Podcast: Relating to Trauma with Dr. James Gordon
In the second part of our conversation with Dr. James Gordon, we focus on caregiver fatigue, helplessness, and unwinding from trauma at the collective level.
If you’d like to listen to part one, just follow this link.
Dr. Gordon is founder and executive director of the nonprofit Center for Mind-Body Medicine. For more than 25 years, he has led teams from the Center to relieve population-wide psychological trauma: during and after wars in the Balkans and Middle East; after climate related disasters in Louisiana, Texas, California, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and California; in communities affected by school shootings; and with active duty U.S. military and veterans and their families.
His latest book, The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma, guides us step by step in a comprehensive evidence-based program to reverse the psychological and biological damage that trauma causes – bringing together the latest scientific research, 50 years of clinical experience, timeless wisdom, and inspiring stories.
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02:00: Staying free inside your own mind.
07:17: Managing care-giver fatigue.
11:09: How do you deal with anger?
17:52: If you could go back in time and tell a younger version of yourself something, what would that be?
21:06: What’s the most important thing you do, each day, for your own well being?