Marathon Q&A with Irene Lyon

Today, I’ve got a Marathon Q&A for you. But it’s more than just another Q&A amongst the many (so many!) that I’ve done over the years. I’m sharing this particular Q&A at this particular time for a specific reason (more on that below)...  First, a couple quick notes [...]

Medical gaslighting & healing complex chronic illness

Since starting SBSM in February 2023, Leora has progressively experienced layers of relief and healing that many of these professionals might deem ‘impossible.’ I’m sharing a NEW interview chat with a very special guest, whose story is a testament to the fact that we do not have [...]

How a lack of natural play connects to trauma & nervous system healing

One of the strongest memories I have in recent years is connected to natural play: I remember being in an open movement space at a retreat centre, moving around on the floor and ‘playing’ with my body, its movements: twisting, flexing, extending, crawling, crouching...  I would always [...]

When you try to heal your trauma before building nervous system capacity

What is the trouble with trying to heal your trauma before building nervous system capacity?  Billy Bob tells it like it is: And I’ll add:  I am certain that if I had only had access to what I teach others now... That my long-ass [...]

Is daycare a good idea? Breaking down a controversial video I shared on Instagram.

Every now and then, I share something on my social media channels that’s a bit controversial. I always share these things with the intention to educate and inform, from a trauma and nervous system POV, on a topic that I believe is important, not to be provocative just [...]

Two absolute truths when choosing a nervous system teacher or online program

Two absolute truths when it comes to choosing your nervous system teacher, plus some key differentiating factors that I believe set my 12-week nervous system rewire curriculum, aka: SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM)™ apart from other online nervous system courses: Absolute truth #1: Who is the teacher? One thing that is [...]

Joe Dispenza: A Case Study. Why some healing methods work for some, and not others.

Recently, a member of my online community asked: "Hey Irene. Why do methods like what Joe Dispenza shares work for some but not for others?" GREAT question! Today’s video (originally a livestream) is my answer, with a little help from the late Edgar Cayce. While I’ve never met [...]

Somatic-based healing for addiction recovery with Rachel Martin

Suppressed anger, parental (mis)attunement, and… Is addiction really genetic?  These are the kinds of big topics and questions I discuss with drug rehab counsellor, Rachel Martin, in our NEW long-form chat, titled ‘Somatic-based healing for addiction recovery.’ Rachel is a SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM) alum as well as a [...]

Unmasking human expression and healing spasmodic dysphonia with Donnie Hill

I’ve got another NEW chat with a returning guest to share with y’all today and it is a GOOD one. For those who are new here, didn’t catch our previous interviews, or haven’t been introduced to Donnie via this recent SBSM Alumni Panel chat (or this one), here’s [...]