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Lisa Frederiksen
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Simplifying Brain Research on ACEs, Mental Health, SUDs, and Secondhand Drinking for General Audiences, Families, Companies & Public Agencies
Simplifying Brain Research on ACEs, Mental Health, SUDs, and Secondhand Drinking for General Audiences, Families, Companies & Public Agencies

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#GenerationalTrauma. #ParentingWithACEs. Passing along #resilience with trauma. Learning to believe in yourself, in spite of your #AdverseChildhoodExperiences.

All of these struck me as I listened to Lulu Garcia-Navarro's interview with 31-year-old Vijay Gupta, a violinist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and recipient of the 2018 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, aka Genius Grant. Read excerpts here...

https://www.acesconnection.com/blog/overcoming-generational-trauma-vj-gupta-2018-macarthur-fellow
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"Despite having many friends in their 70s, 80s and 90s, I’ve been far too slow to realize that how we respond to aging is a choice made in the mind, not in the gym," writes Robert W. Goldfarb in his article linked below
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/well/live/the-secret-to-aging-well-contentment.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth
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If someone you know is #suicidal...read +Debbie Hampton's excellent article - she's an expert having healed her brain after the damage she incurred in her third #suicide attempt https://www.thebestbrainpossible.com/suicidal-suicide-mental-health-help/
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"I AM / I Was #Homeless" - great video from those who've been / are there... https://youtu.be/mHFMsCFEvtc
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Experiencing #SecondhandDrinking as a child most often results in #AdverseChildhoodExperiences (#ACEs) for that child. Understanding this connection...
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"Another valuable skill is called open awareness, where we simply rest in the awareness of awareness, feeling what it’s like to be conscious without paying attention to anything in particular. In everyday life, open awareness means approaching situations with fresh eyes, letting go of our habitual reactions and our expectations for the future," writes Daniel Siegel, MD in his article linked below
https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_gain_freedom_from_your_thoughts?utm_source=Greater+Good+Science+Center&utm_campaign=36b1897513-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_GG_Newsletter_Aug_22_2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ae73e326e-36b1897513-51396739
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