healing trauma

An Open Letter to Those Asking for Empirical Data

2024-04-20T12:28:17-07:00March 17th, 2024|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology|

THE BACKSTORY (a scientific study on SBSM): Three years ago (in 2021), we partnered with Mitacs, a non-profit organization that pairs industry with academia (in this case, the University of Victoria) to run a group of students through the SmartBody SmartMind™ (SBSM) curriculum as the university studied them [...]

You’re not going backwards; you’re healing

2024-04-20T14:53:06-07:00November 19th, 2023|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology, 4. Mental Health & Neuroplasticity|

I recently shared an Instagram post that resonated with MANY of you about a common phenomenon that occurs when we enter into a deep healing process.  And it’s super important to NORMALIZE, so I’m re-sharing the concept with you today.  It goes something like this… You start learning about [...]

Media sensemaking from a trauma-informed lens with Joe Martino

2024-04-20T15:30:34-07:00October 29th, 2023|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology, 6. Practitioners & Professionals|

NOTE: Irene and Joe recorded this piece in July 2023, which means they do not discuss current world events. This is a general discussion around whether or not one should consume the media in relation to nervous system health and trauma healing. * * * Are you someone [...]

Will this heal my ‘XYZ’? (3-year update from ’21 Day’ student Elisabeth)

2024-04-20T16:24:58-07:00August 13th, 2023|3. Pain & Chronic Illness|

Most of the people who find this entire world of nervous system health and healing are looking for a way to solve a particular struggle.  Maybe it’s a chronic illness, a mental or physical health condition, a pattern of self-sabotage and choosing toxic relationships, or any number of [...]