irene lyon

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, and his story, is a PERFECT example of someone with: Early trauma from the very start (it looks like in utero, born [...]

By |2020-12-11T15:20:37-08:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

By |2020-12-14T16:37:28-08:00October 10th, 2017|Nervous System Health, Nervous System Resiliency, Video|

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 [...]

By |2020-12-14T16:41:30-08:00September 21st, 2017|Nervous System Health|

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 had to do with the connections between shame and depression, and [...]

By |2020-03-29T17:26:11-07:00September 14th, 2017|Nervous System Health|

For us to heal, we must be willing to not fear, fear.

What gives a mother superhuman strength to lift a car off her child? It’s fear. Fear, as I explain in greater detail in this article, is a biological and survival necessity. The cascade of neurochemical reactions lets us know, at lightning speed, that something is not right. [...]

By |2020-01-28T19:44:00-08:00August 23rd, 2017|Nervous System Health|

How to live in these uncertain times

I’ve been loving the rich conversations happening over in my Facebook Community, Healthy Nervous System Revolution. And, with the increased reports of violence, hate and harm that have been peppering the airwaves, I wanted to share a long form comment I shared with my Facebook Community when someone asked this [...]

By |2020-12-14T16:53:18-08:00August 18th, 2017|Nervous System Health|