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Peace Institute Featured in ELLE

Elle Magazine covered the Peace Institute's work to adapt the practice of mindfulness to meet the needs of survivors of homicide victims. We're proud to be part of Annetta Dingle's healing journey, and encourage fellow survivors to reach out to us if you're interested in trying on healing practices.

 

I MISS MY BABY": LOVING, GRIEVING, AND MEDITATING
HOW THE PRACTICE OF MINDFULNESS IS HELPING MOMS COPE WITH THE LOSS OF THEIR MURDERED CHILDREN.

BY ALLISON MANNING

JAN 16, 2017 

Ba ck in the summer of 2014, Annetta Dingle began having premonitions that something was going to happen to one of her four boys. She saw crows, a sign of death. At the beach one day, burying her grandson in the sand, she saw the image of a face. She called at least one of her boys every day to check up on them.

On Monday, August 11, 2014, Dingle was uneasy. Her dark thoughts hadn't cleared. All day, she had chest pains. Something wasn't right. It was around 9 p.m. and a counselor was just leaving Dingle's home in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. A recovering addict, Dingle had been seeing a therapist to help her deal with the incarceration of her youngest son.  Read more.