Trauma Healing Reading List

Reading list for those interested in how our bodies hold trauma: What Happened to You by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey Waking the Tiger by Peter A. Levine and Ann Frederick In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine and Gabor Mate The Body Keeps the…

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Liberation is Possible!

Twig Wheeler has done some lovely descriptive work with the ideas of Somatic Experiencing over the years. He did a one-man theater piece that demonstrates viscerally what many words of explanation would still struggle to convey. Here is an excerpt wherein slowing down and feeling/listening to his body yields a feeling of completion and illumination. There is something…

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Old Wounds, New Progress

I had a great experience today in my own “healing process”. I have been recently moved to tackle (again) a tricky knee I’ve been struggling with since about the age of 13 or 14. For the past year or so it has kept me from riding my bike and doing my yoga, as both activities…

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