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Publisher's Summary

A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, numb, or like we can never do enough. These, and other symptoms, affect us individually and collectively, sapping the energy and effectiveness we so desperately need if we are to benefit humankind, other animals, and the planet itself. Through Trauma Stewardship, we are called to meet these challenges in an intentional way - not by becoming overwhelmed but by developing a quality of mindful presence. Joining the wisdom of ancient cultural traditions with modern psychological research, Lipsky offers a variety of simple and profound practices that will allow us to remake ourselves - and ultimately the world.
©2009 Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky (P)2017 Laura Van Dernoot Lipsky
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5 out of 5 stars
By DlliKat on 04-24-18

Wonderful, necessary

This is an imperative book for anyone doing trauma work. Only feedback is that it is read very quickly and would benefit from being read slower so you can absorb all the great content.

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