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New Book - VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole - Offers Insight on
Coping with Trauma, Grief
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—R. Murali Krishna, Vibrant: To Heal and Be Whole (2012)
Find someone you trust and open up to them.
It may be a friend, a...
www.drkrishna.com
>> Events of soul-tearing magnitude can happen at any age, but
the ones that happen to us in childhood c...
www.drkrishna.com
We must face the pain head on
>> Examine every aspect of life at the time of the traumatic event.
>> How...
www.drkrishna.com
We must face the pain head on
>> Examine every aspect of life at the time of the traumatic event.
>> How...
www.drkrishna.com
Finally, share
>> Find someone you trust and open up to them.
Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos...
www.drkrishna.com
Once you have fully examined the trauma,
>> What strength did you tap into? How did you survive?
>> Ther...
www.drkrishna.com
Once you have fully examined the trauma,
Self-examination and introspection are
Grief is normal, but pro...
www.drkrishna.com
If you continue to have dominating
negative thoughts,
>> Look at it from a different perspective.
>> Thi...
www.drkrishna.com
Today is all you can control.
>> Remind yourself that you have acknowledged the past and
chosen to move ...
www.drkrishna.com
Often, those who have dealt with trauma
If your trauma deals with the death of a loved one, you can
inco...
www.drkrishna.com
Author of VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole - From India to
Oklahoma City, Dr. Krishna reveals the secrets t...
www.drkrishna.com
In DR. R. Murali Krishna's new book,
"VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole From
India to Oklahoma City," he sha...
www.drkrishna.com
Dr. Krishna is president and chief operating officer of INTEGRIS
Mental Health, that provides adult and ...
www.drkrishna.com
R. Murali Krishna, MD, DLFAPA
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Univ. of OK Health Sciences Center...
www.drkrishna.com
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  1. 1. www.drkrishna.com New Book - VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole - Offers Insight on Coping with Trauma, Grief Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eliotstyle/3249693629/sizes/l/in/photostream/ and Loss
  2. 2. —R. Murali Krishna, Vibrant: To Heal and Be Whole (2012) Find someone you trust and open up to them. It may be a friend, a spouse, a neighbor – find at least one other human being and share your story with them. “ ” www.drkrishna.com Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8404101/6729620235/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  3. 3. www.drkrishna.com >> Events of soul-tearing magnitude can happen at any age, but the ones that happen to us in childhood can have lasting ramifications well into adulthood. >> Eventually, they must be dealt with. There are events in life that are seared into our memory. Events that touch our soul. Trauma. Death. Loss. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/giuliafphotos/7795570796/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  4. 4. www.drkrishna.com We must face the pain head on >> Examine every aspect of life at the time of the traumatic event. >> How old were you? >> Who was in your family? >> Where did you live? >> Who were your neighbors? >> Your friends?
  5. 5. www.drkrishna.com We must face the pain head on >> Examine every aspect of life at the time of the traumatic event. >> How old were you? >> Who was in your family? >> Where did you live? >> Who were your neighbors? >> Your friends? Then try to remember as much as you can >> Try to picture as much detail as possible. about the traumatic event
  6. 6. www.drkrishna.com Finally, share >> Find someone you trust and open up to them. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilamoyo-photos/7815220526/sizes/l/in/photostream/ >> It may be a friend, a spouse, a neighbor – find at least one other human being and share your story with them.
  7. 7. www.drkrishna.com Once you have fully examined the trauma, >> What strength did you tap into? How did you survive? >> There must be some reason you made it through. >> Deep in every human being is core strength. Look for it. >> Tap into it. Use that same perseverance as an adult to survive and keep going forward. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashwinid/9483893926/sizes/l/in/photostream/ ask yourself how you overcame the tragedy?
  8. 8. www.drkrishna.com Once you have fully examined the trauma, Self-examination and introspection are Grief is normal, but prolonged grief has a negative impact on us. >> What strength did you tap into? How did you survive? >> There must be some reason you made it through. >> Deep in every human being is core strength. Look for it. >> Tap into it. Use that same perseverance as an adult to survive and keep going forward. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashwinid/9483893926/sizes/l/in/photostream/ central to healing your spirit. ask yourself how you overcame the tragedy?
  9. 9. www.drkrishna.com If you continue to have dominating negative thoughts, >> Look at it from a different perspective. >> This can be done with cognitive restructuring, better known as self-talk. try reframing the situation. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/giuliafphotos/7795570796/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  10. 10. www.drkrishna.com Today is all you can control. >> Remind yourself that you have acknowledged the past and chosen to move forward with your life. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashwinid/9431943475/sizes/h/in/photostream/ >> Tap into the core strength that has kept you going all these years.
  11. 11. www.drkrishna.com Often, those who have dealt with trauma If your trauma deals with the death of a loved one, you can incorporate their spirit within you to honor their life. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ashwinid/9268866398/sizes/l/in/photostream/ choose to take up a cause and try to make a difference in the world.
  12. 12. www.drkrishna.com Author of VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole - From India to Oklahoma City, Dr. Krishna reveals the secrets to living a vibrant life while overcoming: • Anxiety • Trauma • Sleep dysfunction • Stress • Obesity • Emotional dysfunction • Depression • Addiction • Substance abuse • Loss • Anger • Unresolved issues • Relationship stress • Mental illness • Alcoholism
  13. 13. www.drkrishna.com In DR. R. Murali Krishna's new book, "VIBRANT: To Heal and Be Whole From India to Oklahoma City," he shares his insight in dealing with trauma, grief and loss.
  14. 14. www.drkrishna.com Dr. Krishna is president and chief operating officer of INTEGRIS Mental Health, that provides adult and child/adolescent mental health services in inpatient, residential, outpatient & clinical settings; an employee assistance program; and crisis intervention services. He is also co-founder and president of the James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit, an educational organization devoted to improving health through raising awareness of the healing power of the connection between mind, body, and spirit.
  15. 15. www.drkrishna.com R. Murali Krishna, MD, DLFAPA Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Univ. of OK Health Sciences Center Co-Founder & President, James L. Hall, Jr Center for Mind, Body and Spirit President, Oklahoma State Board of Health Founding President, Health Alliance for the Uninsured President & COO, INTEGRIS Mental Health
  16. 16. www.drkrishna.com
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