About Irene Lyon

Irene Lyon, MSC., is a nervous system specialist and therapeutic coach who helps people release their deepest traumas from their nervous system, allowing them to finally heal from chronic mental, physical, and emotional conditions they’ve tried everything to fix. She uses these same tools to help entrepreneurs and the next wave of thought leaders break through the mental, physical, and emotional blocks that arise when taking big leaps in their businesses. As a result, together they create a huge ripple effect across the planet. Irene is highly certified in the Feldenkrais Method and Somatic Experiencing, and has a master's in research in the fields of biomedical and health science. She’s a speaker and teacher, and has taught at many conferences in North America.

Traumatic stress physiology has an unpredictable response.


Yes. It does.

But here’s the thing:

Threat. Helplessness. Abuse. Adversity. Toxic Shame…Living in a perpetual state of overriding our feelings, sensations, emotions (um hello Western society)…All of this creates a critical situation in the body’s physiology which is one of survival.

We can also call this stress physiology, or living in a state of stress chemistry.

But this […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Traumatic stress physiology has an unpredictable response.

Real healing means learning

When we learn the right stuff (for us) we begin to heal. And to keep healing we must keep learning, tweaking and repeating.
It never ends. As it should not.
One of the primary pieces of wisdom that I feel I have solidified over the past ten years of my work is that healing comes, not from […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Real healing means learning

Finding connection & abolishing the “trigger warning.”

As you might know by now, I love to share what I come across during my week and this video below, and the man in it, his story, is a PERFECT example of someone with:

Early trauma from the very start (it looks like in utero, born addicted to drugs, and a premature)

Loving adoptive […]

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I believe in the power of the person

Some concepts are tricky to explain. Especially when it comes to how the human system heals in miraculous ways.
Anita Moorjani’s memoir, Dying To Be Me, is one account of a miraculous “cure” that science can’t explain (a fabulous book that I highly recommend!) Same with the many documented cures, over 7000, that have taken place […]

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On Chronic Illness & What It Takes To Heal From It

I remember learning about the deep roots of what causes chronic fatigue in my early years studying Somatic Experiencing. I talk about this in other videos, namely this one. When I learned about what is called, ‘The New Traumatology,’ which is the study of trauma and how it impacts the nervous system and its body-mind […]

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How toxic shame creates the fallout we call depression

I want to share something with you that often gets confused or misunderstood:
The link between Depression and Shame.
A few weeks back I was responding to a question in my Facebook community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution, and it brought this link into sharp focus for me. The question was in reference to an article titled:  It’s […]

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