Summary of “After Violence Like Mass Shootings, How Do We Heal And Move Forward?”

After Violence Like Mass Shootings, How Do We Heal And Move Forward? : Shots – Health News If recent violent events have left you upset and scared, you’re not alone.
There are ways to help yourselves and those you love overcome fear and move forward.
Rian Finney, 16, knows the feeling of vulnerability all too well.
Finney’s ability to make meaning out of the misery of violence is an effective way to cope, says Vickburg, whether you have a personal connection to the recent mass shootings, have other experiences with trauma, or are just feeling distressed by the climate of violence today.
After a traumatic event it can take time to feel safer and to slowly notice what helps you feel better.
“These give me an extra push if I’m feeling down,” Finney says.
Did someone hold open a door for you or greet you warmly? Notice and embrace how this act of kindness makes you feel.
Take time to notice at each step how those thoughts make you feel in the moment.

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