The following practices to help with stress, loss, grief, and trauma come from our publication: Finding Life After Trauma: A Guide for Missioners and Volunteers and Those Who Care for Them. Feel free to use them. For those wanting more on trauma, our book can be purchased here.
Managing Your Loses After Trauma Exposure
Grounding as a Coping Skill for Dealing with Emotional Pain
Practices for Protection and Creating Good Boundaries
Finger Holds to Balance Emotions
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT): Tapping to Manage Negative Thoughts and Feelings
Switching – To Center and Balance the Mind and Body
Journaling as a Spiritual Practice
Mind Mapping as a Spiritual Practice and Tool for Prayer
Journaling Exercise on Healing and Forgiveness
A Sample Ritual for Individual Healing: Letting Go of Losses
A Sample Group Ritual: The Shawl Ceremony for Healing and Transformation
How do I Channel My Anger and Sense of Powerlessness at Structural Violence and Injustice?