Author: sienas

Painting Pain Away

Traumatic events alter every aspect of your life. Victims find it hard to discuss what happened to them and tend to keep things to themselves. How do we help someone heal in a unique and comfortable way? For younger victims, how do we get into their minds when they are too scared to speak? Art […]

Is Social Media Traumatizing Us?

On a rainy morning, I was getting ready to go on a tour in Dublin, Ireland. The older guide approached us and appeared to be very upset. He asked if we were okay, and if we needed some time before our tour started. Confused, we asked what was wrong. “Did you hear? A mass shooting […]