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Neuroplasticity, learning disabilities and domestic abuse

I recently read The Woman Who Changed Her Brain, a book by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young who founded Arrowsmith, a secular program for students with learning disabilities. Barbara Arrowsmith-Young’s TEDx talk, ‘The Woman Who Changed Her Brain’, can be viewed here. Here is the blurb from the back cover of The Woman Who Changed her Brain: And …

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How Reformed Theology brings me freedom, and how I respond to unfair accusations

[September 11, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] This post is written by Ellie, one of our readers. *** I keep thinking about ways I’ve been misunderstood by my abuser and his parents, and I daydream about …

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Friends

[September 27, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] Yesterday I watched Jeff S’s live concert on the web. Megan and I watched it together, and her husband David got home from work in the middle and watched …

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Triggers Due to Trauma: A Journey of Recovery (in Progress) – by Deborah

[July 29, 2022: There have been some changes made to this post. For more information, read the Editors’ notes at the bottom of the post. Editors.] The following personal account was written by a friend who has survived years of horrific abuse. She hopes her experience in dealing with trauma will help others who read …

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