Healing Trauma Through Spirituality

March 26, 2015
Hosted by Dr. Paula Joyce

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When someone experiences a traumatic event or ongoing abuse, spiritual questions invariably emerge, like: Why me? How could God let this happen? Why am I suffering when the perpetrator is doing great? Isn't life supposed to be fair? People have varied responses from turning away from God or religion to moving closer to God in their search for answers and personal healing. I remember the year that Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, wrote a poignant open letter in The New York Times saying that he could no longer remain estranged from God. Although he still could not understand how God could let the Holocaust happen, he had finally made peace with God and by so doing was able to heal at a deeper level. All who have suffered through trauma must find their unique answers. Dr. Chris Courtois, a highly respected voice in the psychoanalytic community, was the first therapist who I heard talk about the need for spirituality in healing trauma. Please join us Thursday to learn directly from her

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

Learning to see life from a spiritual perspective can change the way we think, which changes everything. As we let go of fear, worry, regret, blame, anger, guilt, resentment, jealousy and shame, we can create the loving, joyful, prosperous, healthy life that we want and deserve.

The best or worst place to live is in our own mind. You will learn how to weed out the negativity and to be grateful and positive in word, thought and deed, resulting in your ever-increasing happiness. Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

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Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula, The Life Doctor, has helped thousands of people improve their health, wealth and relationships through writing, coaching and speaking. Her clients attain success, achieve breakthrough thinking and enhanced productivity with her Ultimate Creative Problem Solving Process, which aligns and integrates information in both sides of the brain. Clients dissolve hidden fears and blocks, solve challenging problems and reach their goals.

Despite being told that she couldn't write creatively, paint or dance, Dr. Paula is a best-selling author, an internationally shown artist and an accomplished Argentine Tango dancer. She broke the family rules by being a working mother who did postdoctoral work at Yale and was Director of Leadership Development in a school district where she coached and trained top level executives. She overcame emotional and psychological abuse and learned to see the positive in every experience and feel the gratitude for all of it.

Dr. Paula co-authored a best-seller, Nothing But Net. Her column, Ask Dr. Paula, is in Dallas Yoga Magazine, in print and on the web. Her first e-book is 33 Tips for Self-Empowerment.

She has spoken to organizations such as: American Express Financial Services, Baylor University Medical Center and Jung Society.

Dr. Paula was in USA Today, Dallas Morning News and on national television and radio. She was named a Leading Expert and recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors.

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