What Does “Old” Really Mean?

What Does “Old” Really Mean?

Ask a handful of people to describe what comes to mind when they hear the word “old.” You might be surprised at the variety of answers you would receive. That’s because “old” is a word that carries a surprising mixture of connotations, not all of which are negative....
The Power of Memory

The Power of Memory

Traumatic memories as reported by people who have experienced unspeakable physical and/or psychological abuse and brutality can have long-lasting negative effects on their personalities, their relationships with others and the way they live their lives in the present....
When Does the Survivor in You Kick In?

When Does the Survivor in You Kick In?

On December 30, 2005, I awoke to a deafening noise, explosions and thick smoke. It was the result of a rampant fire raging through our home. For an instant, it brought me back to the war zone of my youth. You see, I am a Holocaust survivor. The feeling was one of...