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3 Key Factors in Healthy Relationships The main question you are asking your partner

By Jenev Caddell, PsyD Dr. Sue Johnson, clinical psychologist and creator of emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples, has found three key factors that relationships must have in order to be truly healthy. She notes that when couples are arguing with each other, and it is one of those blood-boiling kinds of arguments, it's not really about the dishes, [...]

Trauma Sensitive Yoga 20-hr Foundational workshop

A heartfelt thank you, to everyone who attended the first Trauma Sensitive Yoga Workshop in the Netherlands.   Testimonials: Hallo Esther, Wat ben je een inspirerende vrouw met zoveel kennis. Ik voelde me meteen veilig door je warmte en rust die je uitstraalt. Het weekend was geweldig maar ook confronterend voor mij als persoon. De groep [...]

Yoga is not just bending the body

Patanjali's regimen, at times, corresponds to the idea of 'self-actualisation" in psychotherapy India’s ancient tradition Yoga has become a multimillion-dollar industry in the past few decades and taking a path of its own, under many different names, brands, meanings; it’s hard not to feel some resentment towards the trends that take yoga out of its [...]

Healing Life’s Traumas with Yoga

New studies show that people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can find real relief with yoga. When Sara talks about the benefits of practicing yoga, the 56-year-old from Boston uses the same terms as other yogis: being grounded and present, gaining an awareness of her body and its strength, feeling calm and in control of [...]

By | 2017-11-08T16:42:32+00:00 November 8th, 2017|EMDR, Health & Wellbeing, Trauma Sensitive Yoga|0 Comments

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Classes It's no secret that yoga does wonders for the body and can calm the mind. And research continues to point to its power to help ameliorate various ailments such as hypertension, pain, and insomnia. Now, there's growing evidence that modified yoga, when taught by specially trained individuals and employed [...]

Adverse Childhood Experience

This video highlights that community education on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) will result in more help and support for families. Our video character states that – “even if it is not enough” – support can radically change outcomes for children growing up with ACEs.   https://vimeo.com/189604325 What are ACEs? ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that [...]

Never Give Up: A Video by Youth for Youth

This gripping film features a highly diverse cast of seven adolescents and young adults who examine the shared and unique challenges faced, mistakes made, and growth attained in the struggle to transcend legacies of developmental trauma. Unexpectedly insightful, unsentimentally poignant and always real, Never Give Up is an offering of collective wisdom, inspiration and hope [...]

Signs of Mental Illness

If you’re unsure whether you, or someone you know is suffering from mental illness, please review the signs and symptoms below. Some are a common occurrence in people’s lives from time to time, however if they are occurring more frequently than before, or if they all seem to be happening at the same time, then [...]

By | 2017-10-11T07:11:34+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Mental Health|0 Comments

The kids are all right… right?

By: Carly Brand The adult anxiety disorders suffered by children of divorce One in three Australian marriages end in divorce and the mental impact on children can last into adulthood Jess pauses, stricken. Her breath shallow, her heart racing. The walls seem to be closing in and she counts down to 10 until the feeling passes. Like many children from broken [...]