My book, The Healing Power of Pain. Stories of Trauma and Recovery uses the power of real-life stories, stories that most of us can relate to. Moreover, the unique use of practical exercises, poems and songs allow readers to anchor what they have learned to create a life that is not only more bearable but […]
My dear friend Dorothy Oger performing ‘We shall stand for love’, a poem written after the terror attacks in Brussels last year.
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I am heading homewards soon. So, I’d like to thank you all and share some final thoughts with you. I must say, it was a cold cold winter. I saw lots of desperate people and listened to many sad stories. There were days I felt lonely and desperate myself, asking myself: ‘Do I make a […]
I met Aida, her mother, sister and little brother while they were hitchhiking along the road. I picked them up and drove them ‘home’ – to Lavriou refugee camp. Aida, 12, is a girl with twinkles in her eyes. She spontaneously tells me her story. We fled from our city Hama in Syria 9 months […]
Allulah, 34, lives along the railway in Athens. He fled Ethiopia many years ago. It is almost ten years now that I try to get a better life. In the beginning it was okay: I could earn some money now and then, I lived in a proper house, I had friends. But things got bad. […]
What if we would really meet? What if we would really welcome and embrace each other? Would we not say then You are being seen Love is here Stay And wouldn’t the world be brighter then, And wouldn’t love be here to stay then too? — Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy […]
Vasilika, refugee camp – 9 dec 2016 I have an appointment with Angelikka, coordinator of MSF (Medecins sans Frontières) to run a Trauma Workshop. Police officer at the gate: Stop – papers, please… You are not allowed to come in. You need a paper of the ministry in Athens. I saw you taking pictures – […]