To the runners, families, friends, supporters and the people of Boston- No one should ever have to feel the fear, hurt, and pain that yesterday’s events manifested.  This is, unfortunately, not the first bombing of innocent victims we have seen, nor will it likely be the...

After watching a screening of Dreamworks’ “Rise of the Guardians” at the Malibu Film Society, I was lucky to get a chance to speak with Producer Christina Steinberg after the film.  I was so inspired by the film and its message of keeping belief and...

I had several more epiphanies of heightened Awareness, like electric, magnetic jolts of connection with relevance, gratitude and recognition of many manifestations of serious Level 1 trauma that occurs in life, all around our world and on this planet we live. Last month I saw the new James Bond film...

In talking with my young friend, Alexis N. , recently I was explaining and sharing my perceptions about infection. How certain things in life are infectious. Good germs and bad germs. In Level 1 trauma, infection, risk management and prevention of infection are dominant concerns. Spontaneously...

Like many…I am in deep reflection. It is the end of the 2012 western calendar year. Last week, on 12.21.12, it was proposed by many, to be the end date of the Long Count Mesoamerican Calendar, a 5, 125 year long cycle, an ancient linear calendar closely associated with the Mayan culture. A...

This weekend I’m traveling to New York City to visit Ford Austin, AFT’s first recipient and his lovely wife, Dash. Ford is immersed in extensive day-to-day medical care, continuing to build and shore up his stamina in preparation for his next surgery…hip surgery.  This is very much the pattern for severe...

Just a year ago Artists For Trauma started with Ford Austin who survived a horrific automobile accident on March 11, 2011. Ford wrote me a beautiful email on March 30 of this year that I want to share with you. He expresses so much of...

“Artists For Trauma wishes to extend our deepest condolences toward the victims and trauma survivors of Colorado theatre shooting. We hold a heavy heart for those who have lost precious loved ones in this terrible traumatic tragedy. AFT also extends great respect and gratitude to...