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Are You One of the Faces of Trauma?

I Know I am.

As a mother, I’m appalled when I realize what I had done to my daughter, even unknowingly. To this day, she still recalls having to keep quiet and tiptoe around me when she was just four years old because I would flip from numbness to rage in a split second.

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Child Sexual Abuse: My Story, Part 1

By Gayook Wong | September 14, 2020

Child sexual abuse, or incest, is one of the most insidious types of violence perpetrated on innocent children. Sadly, the statistics bear this out: * One in 9 girls and…

Children of Trauma Survivors

By Gayook Wong | September 12, 2020

As a mother, I’m appalled when I realize what I had done to my daughter, even unknowingly. To this day, she still recalls having to keep quiet and tiptoe around…

Bankruptcy as Trauma (and a Healing Meditation)

By Gayook Wong | September 12, 2020

I’m feeling very grateful that my family and I are together, live in a lovely home, and are able to put food on the table. This wasn’t always the case…

The Essential Piece to Healing Trauma

By Gayook Wong | September 12, 2020

FORGIVENESS. But, what does it really mean to forgive? What I’ve learned for myself and working with others as a qigong healer/psychotherapist is that “forgiveness” is one of the most…

Vulnerability Can Overcome Trauma

By Gayook Wong | July 28, 2020

A trauma survivor’s first reaction is self-preservation — to defend, to hide, to spend whatever remaining energy they have in order to control. Self-preservation is primary, even if it means…

Qigong Meditation

By Gayook Wong | July 18, 2020

For those of you who want to start with a simple qigong meditation for relaxation, here it is: Start with 10 minutes each day for 10 days, finding a time…

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