Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and index.
A new vision for our collective work -- The three levels of trauma stewardship -- What is trauma exposure response? -- The 16 warning signs of trauma exposure response -- New ways to navigate -- Coming into the present moment -- Following the five directions -- North : creating space for inquiry -- East : choosing our focus -- South : building compassion and community -- West : finding balance -- The fifth direction : a daily practice of centering ourselves -- Conclusion : Closing intention.
Offers a look at the many ways the stress of dealing with trauma manifests itself: feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, diminished creativity, chronic exhaustion, cynicism, and more. This title presents a variety of simple practices that enable us to look carefully at our reactions and motivations and discover sources of energy and renewal.