I know the importance of creating an intimate environment that includes Mother Nature during the long winter months of the north. But, I only know these things because I’ve lived in northern climates for most of my life. During the 1980s, I lived in Anchorage and still carry the Alaskan spirit with me wherever I […]
Much like war or rape, fire is shocking, life-threatening, unrelenting, and the damage is permanent. This puts firefighters at a high risk for PTSS. A few studies have also looked at what factors might put firefighters at greater risk for the development of PTSD. A number of risk factors for PTSD among firefighters have been identified.
We, in the United States, are not the only country wherein individuals and religious groups condone disparagement of other religions. The travesty of violence against the country’s long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims by the Buddhists of Myanmar is an example in a long list that stretches across millenniums.