Entries tagged with “Trauma”
"Our sexuality is one of the tenderest, most vulnerable aspects of who we are. It needs us to be safe and to feel trust. Then it can come out with the confidence, creativity, and even fierce passion that are its natural expressions."
When it comes to trauma, many misunderstand the true meaning of forgiveness. How can you forgive, move forward, and thrive? Discover the secrets to post-traumatic thriving.
Your back pain is trying to tell you something. Chronic back pain might be caused by stuck emotions.
The developer of a therapy called Somatic Experiencing, Peter Levine helps patients overcome traumatic memories through physical movement.
Lynne Vanderpot talks about the effects psychiatric drugs' effect on ones spirituality.
Buddhist minister, activist, and yoga instructor Lama Rod Owens shares his thoughts on the importance of remembering Black history and honoring lineage and how a benefactor practice can begin the process of liberation within the body.
Shaili Jain, M.D., a top expert on trauma, writes about cutting edge medical interventions that hold the promise of preventing PTSD.
Rabbi Rami talks to trauma expert and Zen priest Dr. Joanne Cacciatore.
Mind-body medicine pioneer Dr. James S. Gordon shares a technique to shake loose trauma from the body.
Yoga can be a great tool for recovery, but only if yoga teachers understand how to shape the practice to the needs of people healing from trauma.
Disbelieving ourselves only sustains our suffering.
The World Health Organization notes PFA “involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture, and abilities.”
Yoga teachers often refer to the pelvis as “the junk drawer of emotions.” To let go of past emotional states, you have to let the hips get unstuck.
The fifth chakra is one of the best-kept secrets for owning your authority and interacting authentically.
How might you create holidays around the ones that mean the most?
Our political and social systems don't support fundamental human needs, says Gabor Mate—which affects our ability to deal with traumatic events.
As a society, we turn a blind eye to obvious trauma, making one’s story more difficult.
Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.