Health, Healing and Peace through Narrative Poetry – guest blog post by Kimberly Burnham, PhD

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Health, Healing and Peace through Narrative Poetry – guest blog post by Kimberly Burnham, PhD

Health, Healing and Peace through Narrative Poetry
Poetry can be used to increase brain function, helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; decrease or eliminate pain, supporting people with chronic pain issues; and elevate mood, engaging and lifting people with mood disorders. [Read more at Trish Hopkinson’s blog, The Selfish Poet] https://trishhopkinson.com/2019/02/14/health-healing-and-peace-through-narrative-poetry-guest-blog-post-by-kimberly-burnham-phd/ My book on free download today. Check it out.

Trish Hopkinson

Kimberly Burnham’s most recent book, Awakenings: Peace Dictionary, Language and the Mind, a Daily Brain Health Program is on free download on February 14-15, 2019 at http://www.NerveWhisperer.Solutions.


“Healing is a matter of time, but it is also a matter of opportunity.” — Hippocrates, 460 BC-370 BC.

Poetry can be used to increase brain function, helping people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; decrease or eliminate pain, supporting people with chronic pain issues; and elevate mood, engaging and lifting people with mood disorders.

Noting the impact of poetry, both reading and writing poetry, on pain and suffering, a recent article in The Permanente Journal lays out poems which are the author’s expression of the meaning of living with chronic pain for over 20 years, a kind of philosophical hermeneutic conversation about pain and poetry. The article’s authors explore “the efficacy of writing and reading poetry as a means to help people…

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Sage USA LGBTQ Story Contest

Did you vote on my story in the SAGE USA contest: Red, White, Blue and Yellow? Check it out and let me know what you think. It is a poem from a collection I am working on (The Journey Home) from my bicycle ride across America with Hazon http://sageusa.org/programs/sagestory-contest.cfm
http://blog.sageusa.org

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About Jewish Local Greens

About JLG.

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Feeling Safe

Live passionate. Find peace. Here is my story of September 11, 2001 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRvVXFLmIbE

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Heading Home

Thank you to everyone who has donated and supported me on this life changing ride. I love and appreciate you.

Please donate to Hazon at http://www.hazon.kintera.org/2013usa/kimberlyburnham

I am headed home to Connecticut in a car after bicycling 3000 plus miles from Seattle to Washington DC. Will be seeing clients starting Tuesday.

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Creating Calm Radio show

Here is the link to my Wednesday program on the Creating Calm Network:
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/creatingcalmnetwork2/2013/08/07/keep-up-with-kimberly-burnham

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