Somatic Experiencing

Why meditating & cold plunging in paradise won’t heal your trauma

2024-04-20T17:18:02-07:00July 9th, 2023|Spirituality & Somatic Bypass|

Today I’m re-sharing one of my all-time favourite nervous system healing success stories, featuring my husband and colleague, Seth Lyon.  “Why meditating & cold plunging in paradise won’t heal your trauma.”  (We gave it this title because that is exactly what Seth attempted to do.) After a traumatizing [...]

How stored trauma creates somatic symptoms (aka chronic illness)

2024-04-20T17:34:18-07:00June 18th, 2023|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology, 3. Pain & Chronic Illness|

What is a chronic illness? Why do we experience chronic symptoms? What can we do to find relief?  These are all important questions.  And I provide answers (in under ten minutes!) in this vlog: How stored trauma creates somatic symptoms (aka chronic illness). Chronic illnesses abound (especially in [...]

What do you do when you have unresolved trauma? Two types of orienting.

2024-04-20T18:48:58-07:00March 5th, 2023|1. Trauma & Survival Physiology|

In this blog I’m sharing a vlog that covers one of the fundamentals for healing unresolved trauma and restoring regulation and better self-awareness back to the human system: Orienting The capacity to orient to one’s environment in two different modes - exploratory and defensive - as well as [...]