Culture / Health / Lifestyle

Broken Hearts, Not Broken Minds

“The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud is the central dialectic of psychological trauma. People who have survived atrocities often tell their stories in a highly emotional, contradictory, and fragmented manner that undermines their credibility and thereby serves the twin imperatives of truth-telling and secrecy. When … Continue reading

Culture / International Affairs / Lifestyle / Music Therapy

Holy Moly! World Poetry Day

Today, I am discussing three very essential things in my life at the moment- poetry, spiritual connection, and music. For starters, March 21st is “World Poetry Day” as declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999. According to their website, “UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the … Continue reading