Hello, I’m Gene Smithson, author of the books Shot: Healing Hurt and Simple Not Easy: Thirty Days to a More Deliberate Life. SHOT is a personal reflection on my own experience with trauma, as well as an in depth guide to healing the body and mind in the wake of a traumatic experience.
I’ve been practicing martial arts for over forty years. I’ve been blessed with many teachers, including my own two boys, that have helped push my practice into demonstrable effectiveness and, more importantly, a means by which I can deeply connect with others and the world around me.
Here are some short clips on the subject of trauma: