Tag Archives: Lily Casura

WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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How to deal with PTSD nightmares


Dan slack has directed us to the following website at macalester.edu to see how this therapy helps you deal with PTSD nightmares. It also features related articles on who gets PTSD, how PTSD nightmares are different, how to deal with … Continue reading

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Healing music and Psychoterhapist Belleruth Naparstek bring new hope for cure to PTSD sufferers


Lily Casura of “Healing Combat Trauma” has done it again. She has sent me a magnificent gift and I must share it with you. It’s a beautiful DVD called PACIFIC LIGHT. The sights and sounds bring peace and healing to those … Continue reading

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Reaching out for redemption and hope: the story of a broken warrior suffering PTSD who has a dream to help you make a difference in others’ lives.


Lily Casura is running a video on Healing Combat Trauma that is at once very difficult to watch but also so necessary. It is a remarkable invitation to look into the broken soul of a warrior seeking redemption and a new … Continue reading

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Center for Mind-Body Medicine teaches stress-management skills to help reduce PTSD


I greatly admire Lily Casura, who started writing the website Healing Combat Trauma five years ago. We came across each other this past year as I became more concerned about what happens to Canada’s returning vets after they have served in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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The Wounded Healer


Lily Casura has found a remarkable video that is central to her own philosophy and caregiving mission. “Healing is from the heart.” “These trials teach us compassion,” and the one wounded senses the experience of pain in the healer and trusts … Continue reading

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Veterans understand the nature of suffering and can heal others


To read this and all the great articles and source material Lily Casura has either written or collected, sign up on her website, Healing Combat Trauma, to find out about the interactive healing programs she is developing with vets. Continue reading

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