Monthly Archive: December 2017

Dec 20

A main goal of healing trauma and how to begin

Everyone with trauma can benefit from learning to reprogram their nervous system from the states of anxiety and exhaustion to exuberance and ease. A good place to begin is with an understanding of the territory and the goal. After that the critical piece is beginning a regular practice of somatic (body-based) inquiry. This article is  …

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Dec 15

5 keys to healing trauma

Trauma impacts us on all levels body, mind, emotions, and energy. It affects every aspect of our lives. Regardless of the cause, trauma is always accompanied by a dysregulated nervous system. People with trauma spend more time than is normal or healthy in high-energy states of anxiety and overwhelm, or low-energy states of shut-down and …

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Dec 12

Do you have trauma and not know it?

It’s possible to have trauma and not know it. Younger people may not show very obvious symptoms. Some less severe symptoms that can show, but aren’t always obvious indicators of trauma include; passivity towards life, depression, difficulty concentrating, shallow breathing, and tension to name a few. Until the symptoms become acute, they’re often dismissed as …

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Dec 11

Healing Trauma with Body-based Practices

What trauma is and what it does to the body and mind Trauma is the body’s response to a stimulus in the environment. This may be a one-time event such as a car accident, or it can be a series of events like those encountered in war situations. Trauma can also be a response to …

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