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Trauma-Informed Yoga-How it Heals, Benefits, and Poses to Try
We have all heard about yoga and its many types, why now there is even what is called goat yoga! But did you know there is a type of yoga specifically designed for those who have experienced trauma?
How Trauma Effects Adrenal Health and Hormone Balance
Consider the following scenarios:
- You're driving a car when someone runs a red light, you hit the brakes and the car starts to skid.
- You’re sitting home alone when you hear footsteps upstairs.
- You live with...
How to Heal from Trauma
The process of recovering from traumatic experiences is deeply personal.
One of the key ways to heal from trauma involves engaging in mental, physical, emotional, spiritual, or meaning-centered approaches.
How to Understand Trauma and Depression
Depression is sometimes handed to us through our lovely genetics. In my family, my great-grandfather sadly took his own life and I have watched my mother struggle with this beast off and on since I was a kid. We probably all...
Trauma Recovery: How to Rewrite Your Own Story
Recovering from trauma is like writing a book or a movie script, and now you get to be the author and hero of the story.
“An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior.”― Victor Frankl, Man's...
How to Recognize Anxiety due to Trauma
There are specific circumstances that I sometimes find myself in that will cause me a great deal of anxiety. For example, if I have to speak in front of a large group of people, engage in any type of confrontation, or even if I...
How to Understand Different Traumas You Experience
Essentially there are two basic ways to categorize trauma, large ‘T’ trauma, and small ‘t’ trauma. Large ‘T’ trauma are the big events that are extremely troublesome. Small...
How to Recognize Trauma
About a week after my 16th birthday, my sister was driving us to school in our old Chevy S-10 pickup truck. We were riding down a long and hilly country road. It was that time in the morning where if you went around a curve or topped a hill at the...
Trauma and the Five Stages of Grief
In the days, months, and years following the experience of a trauma, it can profoundly change the way we go through life. Stages of grieving are common for those who endure these life challenges.
Examples of trauma can range...
The Process of Healing Trauma
What Is Trauma
Every day, people around the world experience trauma. Whether it be a car crash, sexual assault, death of a child, a natural disaster, childhood neglect, discrimination, or war. These experiences often leave individuals...
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