Entries tagged with “Trauma”

Recovering Your Sexuality After 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."

Reframing Our World

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.

Releasing the Emotional Roots of Back Pain

Your back pain is trying to tell you something. Chronic back pain might be caused by stuck emotions.

Somatic Experiencing

The developer of a therapy called Somatic Experiencing, Peter Levine helps patients overcome traumatic memories through physical movement.

Spiritual Side Effects with Lynne Vanderpot

Lynne Vanderpot talks about the effects psychiatric drugs' effect on ones spirituality.

The Dharma of Trauma

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.

The Golden Hours

Shaili Jain, M.D., a top expert on trauma, writes about cutting edge medical interventions that hold the promise of preventing PTSD.

Transforming Trauma with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore

Rabbi Rami talks to trauma expert and Zen priest Dr. Joanne Cacciatore.

Trauma Shake

Mind-body medicine pioneer Dr. James S. Gordon shares a technique to shake loose trauma from the body.

What Helps and What Hurts

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.

What If the Survivor You Need to Believe Is ... You?

Disbelieving ourselves only sustains our suffering.

What is Psychological First Aid?

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.”


What’s Hiding in Your Hips?

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.

When Trauma and Triggers Keep Us from Engaging

The fifth chakra is one of the best-kept secrets for owning your authority and interacting authentically.

When Worship's a Trigger: 4 Ways to Make Spirituality a Safe Space

How might you create holidays around the ones that mean the most?

Why Are So Many Adults Today Haunted by Trauma?

Our political and social systems don't support fundamental human needs, says Gabor Mate—which affects our ability to deal with traumatic events.

Why It Can Be So Difficult to Come to Know Oneself

As a society, we turn a blind eye to obvious trauma, making one’s story more difficult.

Yoga and Mental Health

Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.