Becoming Trauma-Conscious

  |   Empathy, Trauma   |   No comment

♠   It may not be PTSD, but we all experience trauma. Recognizing this is good for everyone’s mental health.     Without a doubt, trauma and talk of trauma abound these days. Ever since I had counseling for military-related moral injury, I’ve thought a lot about trauma and the double-edged...

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Yoga and Mental Health

  |   Breathwork, Mental Fitness, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Trauma, Yoga, Yoga & Meditation   |   No comment

Yoga and mental health are inextricably intertwined. Yoga helps promote mindfulness, healing from trauma, and boosts creativity.   Yoga has been thoroughly studied for its mental health benefits and has been proven to help with anxiety, depression, and many other mental health disorders. Even without a specific...

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How to Use EMDR Therapy

  |   Ptsd, Therapy, Trauma   |   No comment

  EMDR takes traumatic memories and removes the anxiety connected with them. It can create healing that seems magical.   When pastor and author Deborah Loyd began experiencing different disaster scenarios continually dancing in her brain, she found herself pondering, “If this happened, how would I escape? Could I talk...

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