v. 06-30-2020 [Minimally updated since Trump Victory 2016]
From December 2016: "We are the people of the Diaspora." When you look at the geological and genetic record, virtually all humans are the descendants of those who spread across the face of the earth. Sometimes those movements can lead to traumatic interactions, feelings of being lost, puzzled about life -- see extra info below.*
"I'm a lot like you" is a truth that is becoming more evident as time moves on.
African, Jewish, European, Asian, Middle Eastern and early North American "First Nations" individuals are all included on recent maps of genetic similarities.
Here are some images from Family Tree DNA. [Link to their site.]
Especially in these days of increased access to information people are able to realize that we are all related. This is why I so deeply appreciate the work of the Psychotherapy Networker community with their wide range of learning opportunities for professionals and the general public who are interested in improving their life experience. [Link to Psychotherapy Networker]
Below is a video introduction to trauma treatments that flow from the Polyvagal Theory of ANS (Autonomic Nervous System) structure as described by Stephen Porges, Ph.D. I've spoken and corresponded with him and highly value his contributions to the basic science of human social health. Here is the link to: my correlations of his work with other insights on my Information Site.
Download transcript of full interview at NICABM - pdf
Next is this link to a longer interview by psychologist David Van Nuys, Ph.D. with Stephen Porges, Ph.D.
[Click here to go to page to hear/download MP3 interview]