Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence and Stacy Toten: Aruna Kathy Humphrys is very experienced in teaching children yoga. She provides a simplistic blueprint for the ways yoga has inspired and helped children in schools, deal with divorce and emotional traumas. Children's yoga is a great holistic option for well-being.
Family & Parenting
by Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc
Standard western medicine diagnoses headaches according to type or physical causes: cluster headaches (headaches grouped together in the same day of over several weeks), tension headaches (due to tight muscles in the neck and base of the head), sinus headaches, headaches due to head trauma or migraine headaches (severe pain, often accompanied by nausea and seeing auras). These different types of headaches are all basically treated in the same manner, using weaker or stronger analgesic drugs to provide symptomatic relief of pain. The problem is that this symptomatic approach to treatment does not address the root cause of the disease. Many patients suffer for years, decades or even lifelong with pain, that may temporarily abate with medication, but never completely resolves...
by Richard Gold
We all know how hard it is to express and comprehend deeply felt pain. Pongo teaches creative writing to teens (and others) in homeless shelters, juvenile detention centers, psychiatric hospitals, and other settings. Our authors have led difficult lives, and typically have experienced multiple traumas in their childhood...
Editor's Note from Dawn Espelage: The Pongo Teen Writing Project is a volunteer, non-profit program for teens who are on the streets, in jail, or in other ways leading difficult lives. Richard Gold, Founder and Executive Director, shares Pongo's approach and techniques in working with these youth in this Part One of a three part series.
Writing & Poetry Therapy
by Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD
Past Life Regression is valuable and the only source for clearing/healing traumatic experiences in prior lifetimes, which otherwise holds us back from full actualization in this life, and/or is causing distress. Additional benefits are activating creativity or a valuable talent that was actively expressed before but has remained latent or unrecognized in this life...
Editor's Note from Cynthia Lindner: Past lives do not always fit into everyone's spiritual beliefs, however it is undeniable that for many, this hypnotic approach quickly releases issues.
by Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C Certified Instructor
James Pennebaker, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Texas, began studying the physiological and psychological effects of inhibition in the 1980s (Pennebaker & Beall, 1986). What he and his team learned is that their study became an exercise of confession. Participants who benefitted the most wrote about personal trauma, including the details of the event as well as their emotional responses...
Editor's Note from Barbara Lazarony: Jean Rowe summarizes some of the ground-breaking research that shows writing can help people heal. And then goes one step further by offering oncology social workers, and you too, the opportunity to keep a journal. She shares practical ideas for keeping a journal in 5 minute increments, as well as siting a wealth of books to keep you writing for longer blocks of time too.
Writing & Poetry Therapy
by Michael David Lawrience
As a child when some of our needs were never met, we may have become someone different than our real self. We may have become the clown, invisible lost child, hero or the caretaker in our family to adapt and survive...
Editor's Note from Carol Lawrence & Stacy Toten: As children the core beliefs and traumas that they may have encountered while growing up forms mind thoughts and beliefs. During childhood, sometimes emotional needs are not met when maybe trauma was experienced and or just lack of parenting skills. Subpersonalities can form out of abuse and imbalanced chakras become the bi-product.
Family & Parenting
by Linda Webber
As is the case with all animals, their past experiences have helped to shape their personality and behaviour. Most animals have been traumatised in some way. Separation anxiety, shock, physical pain, are all common life experiences. Many owners are unaware of these aspects of their animal’s history, as they predominantly focus on its physical condition...
by Dr. John Lombardozzi
As the Boomer generation ages, they want to maintain a high level of activity and quality of life. But they are often challenged to find safe exercises that will build fitness without tearing up their bodies.
In examining dozens of patients, I've found many suffering the effects of stress, including improper exercise, traumatic injury, sprains, strains or simply degradation due to the aging process. This can lead to improper gait, a condition that makes exercise and even simple movements inefficient and increases risks for further injury...
Exercise & Fitness
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