Working with a client, I saw them disappearing in front of my eyes. They seemed present and put together to the ordinary eye. But, a part of them had gone missing. I sensed the energy around the heart was depleted and depressed. The energy field surrounding their body was sunken in places. They weren't inhabiting… Continue reading The Inner Places You Go Dark
During the first week of trauma training, I asked a team member how I'd know if I needed support. I was feeling a little off inside. A bit disconnected. Something was happening in me that I couldn't quite name or access. She responded, "If you're asking whether you need support, then it means you need… Continue reading Is Holding It All Together Dysfunctional?
"Every part of our personality that we do not love will become hostile to us." Robert Bly, poet When I first began inner healing work, I was afraid. I feared what I would find locked inside of me. Would I discover that I was a terrible person? Would I be overwhelmed by painful, repressed memories? For transformation… Continue reading You Can’t Heal Fear Alone (this is why)
There's an unseen and unfelt emotional world that exists within you and around you. When heartbreaking words were spoken to you that were too painful to bear, you used your energy to suppress the pain. Shutting away the pain, you locked away some of your energy, and part of you is still stuck at the… Continue reading Is Your Anxiety or Depression Caused by Past Pain?
You catch your breath as you stiffen against the pain. Can it be true what they said? Before your mind makes a choice, the damage takes root—your identity shifts. Your world turns sideways as you hear the cruel remark. No longer are you who you thought you were. Now, you see yourself through someone else's… Continue reading The Lies Your Body Carries