Hi, my name is Trish and I contribute to the Human Potential Center’s blog from time to time. Recently, I was asked to present at the 2014 American Psychological Association’s Division of Humanistic Psychology Forum. Here is a 13 minute video presentation on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from a humanistic perspective.
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Have you ever been accused of being a dreamer? I have, and my usual response is “Of course!”
I figure I’m in good company…Ford, Edison, Jobs, Disney. Admittedly my dreams aren’t/weren’t as big as theirs, but I made a few come true. Without listing them, I’ll just say I have a few more left and am working towards making them a reality. And I’m still dreaming. So I’ve come to take the “dreamer” accusation as a compliment. I suppose it is said to me because the non-dreamer sees the glass as half-empty. Okay, once in a while I see things that way too. Interesting place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there.
After all, the world needs dreamers. In the first Star Trek series the communicators they used were unreal…now similar devices are being used in all kinds of positive ways, from staying in touch with friends, to …well the possibilities are literally endless. Who’da thunk? Someone dreamed of decoding our genetic structure. Now you can not only have your own personal DNA put on a flash drive!…but can have it converted to musical notes and have your own DNA song! Wish I’da thunk of that! (more…)