A few months ago I wrote a commentary for the Philadelphia Inquirer in reaction to the news that some Boy Scout leaders have been abusing children. The news hit close to home, because my own scout leader and seventh grade teacher had sexually abused me all those years ago. In writing the commentary, I hoped […]
Many military families deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD at one time or another. As defined by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, “Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a trauma. A trauma is a shocking and scary event that you see or that happens to […]
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In this video blog interview for FamilyAffaires.com, Dan discusses his own experiences practicing mindfulness, which he believes has guided his own journey since he was very young. Watch the video in the player below, or visit the FamilyAffaires.com page for this video.
Join Penn Medicine for this special presentation by Dan Gottlieb, who will explain how we can reawaken our ability to experience joy and awe in the ordinary. Dan will share how his difficult life events—including personal failures, feelings of alienation, sexual abuse and a traumatic injury that resulted in his quadriplegia—gave him the opportunity to reconnect […]