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Above Ground Podcast

be well, be safe, be ABOVE

Aug 26, 2020

"You down with P.T.G? Yea, you know me! Wait, what?!? W.T.F. is P.T.G.? Post Traumatic Growth is the idea that we can be fundamentally changed in a positive way by our traumas and challenges. 

Psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun developed this concept in the mid-90s. Post Traumatic Growth was becoming...

Aug 19, 2020

When we think of masks we often think of Halloween and not our emotions or persona. So many of us are hiding our true face. Behind a false covering of ourselves. So many negative emotions fill in the spaces between the cracks. 

We are filled with a lack of self confidence, fear, sadness and dread. Our emotions overwhelm...

Aug 12, 2020

Somewhere between childhood and adulting our dreams, hopes and fantasies, are replaced by dread, fear, and anger. Adding up to a despair often left unacknowledged until it leads to a crisis, or worse, death. 

"You get right up then sit back down
 The revolution is one spin 'round.."

sings Josh Homme of Queens of the...

Aug 5, 2020

Jordan won't back down from life. It takes strength, solutions and stamina. A member of some distinguished clubs, like the club of divorced parents, suicide attempt survivors, bad therapists, the hospitalized and the largest club of all; the club of the unseen. 

His story is riddled with ups and downs. Trials...