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Keeping Our Healing Practices Survivor-centered

August 3, 2017 | BY Heather Masterton and Monica Martinez | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >

Healing from trauma looks different for every survivor. At Joyful Heart, our healing programs are based on honoring each survivor’s journey.

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'Running reminds you that even in your weakest moments, you are strong.'

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This quote has become my mantra since December 2015 but, I guess I should back up a little and start this post from the beginning.

Enough.

October 24, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
ENOUGH to the beliefs and attitudes that misplace blame on survivors, excuse perpetrators, and allow institutions to look the other way.
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Caring for yourself or supporting someone else

October 14, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Over the past several days, we have heard and read many hurtful, disrespectful statements about sexual assault. People all over the country are speaking out and standing up to say ENOUGH to the beliefs and attitudes that misplace blame on survivors, excuse perpetrators, and allow institutions to look the other way.
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What do Joyful Heart, a lightsaber, and your running shoes all have in common?

A lot...or at least for one weekend in January that you can be a part of!
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Erica Is Running Against the Shame and Stigma—and for Herself

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Erica Linderman trained and fundraised on behalf of Joyful Heart Foundation to run in the 2016 TCS NYC Marathon on November 6, 2016. She shares her personal story.

GenerationJOY SoulCycle Ride in Bridgehampton, NY

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Bridgehampton, NY
On Saturday, June 18th, the GenerationJOY Committee of the Joyful Heart Foundation partnered with SoulCycle for a Summer Kick-Off Ride in Bridgehampton, NY to support the foundation’s work to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.
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Bearing Witness While Prioritizing Yourself

January 13, 2016 | BY Monica Martinez, MFTI | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Helpful tools for anyone bearing witness to stories of suffering—real life or fiction.
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After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

The revelation this week about decades of unaddressed sexual abuse and assault at a New England school offers some important reminders about the power of community.
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1in6 Thursday: Triggers and Healing

A trigger is something that sets off a memory tape or flashback, transporting the person back to the event of his/her original trauma.
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