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It Didn't Start With You by Mark Wolynn

Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by mike2014, May 7, 2016.

  1. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hello All,

    I've just stumbled across a really great interview with Mark Wolynn which builds on the work of leading experts in post-traumatic stress, including Mount Sinai School of Medicine neuroscientist Rachel Yehuda and psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score. Even if the person who suffered the original trauma has died, or the story has been forgotten or silenced, memory and feelings can live on. These emotional legacies are often hidden, encoded in everything from gene expression to everyday language, and they play a far greater role in our emotional and physical health than has ever before been understood.

    A short interview

    http://kscj.com/2016/04/30/didnt-start-mark-wolynn/ (IT DIDN'T START WITH YOU by Mark Wolynn - KSCJ 1360)

    A longer interview, which starts at around the 9 minute mark and last approx. 20 minutes.

    http://kimpaganoshow.com/radio-podcasts/2pm-show-april-23-2016-mark-wolynn-it-didnt-start-with-you-carole-brody-fleet-when-bad-things-happen-to-good-women/ (2pm Show: April 30, 2016 – Mark Wolynn “It Didn’t Start With You” & Carole Brody Fleet “When Bad Things Happen to Good Women” | The Kim Pagano Show)

    An extract of the audio book

    https://soundcloud.com/penguin-audio/it-didnt-start-with-you-by-2 (It Didn't Start With You by Mark Wolynn, read by Mark Wolynn)

    I know some people get caught up in exploring their own repressed emotions and not being able to identify the cause, but the concept of inherited trauma may be applicable to all of us.

    I hope some of you may find this of interest.
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2016
  2. Mala

    Mala Well known member

    Very interesting Mike. Physical traits & personality can both be hereditary & are influenced by many factors.. So yes its not hard to understand how trauma may change both.

    Mala
     
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  3. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    I'm glad you found it of interest, Mala. I think I'll be purchasing the audio book at some point.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2016
  4. yb44

    yb44 Beloved Grand Eagle

    I'll try and listen to these. Book sounds really interesting. I note that my family have their fair share of emotional baggage through events such as child deaths, mental illness and suicide. Lots of estrangement too. I completed a geneogram a few years ago during a training course for work. Very revealing but depressing too.

    Your thread reminded me of a blog I read by an EFT practitioner who became interested in something called Family Constellations. Well, I looked this up and low and behold, there was Mark Wolynn. http://www.hellingerpa.com/constellation.shtml (What Are Family Constellations | Bert Hellinger Therapy)
     
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  5. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    Thanks for the link to the blog.

    Wow, the piece on Family Constellations is fascinating, but I agree unearthing it could be traumatic and saddening in itself.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2016
  6. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    I've just revisted the blog and read the case studies. They make very interesting reading and it all fits in with the neuroscience summit.
     

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