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💖Another full weekend of teacher training on the Yoga trail! 🧘‍♀️ 130 hours into my 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, and this has been my favorite training, so far! My word to share for closing class circle on Saturday was “Relief.” My nervous system caught a breath and is giving my heart and brain some renewed creative energy to continue brainstorming how to share these practices for relief with loved ones, and others in the community I’m yet to meet! 💕 #youhavethepower #traumasensitiveyoga #traumainformed #relief #cantwaittomeetyou #yogalife #onthetrail #nevergiveup #healingheart #bodymindsoul #neuroplasticity #lovethisstuff #bettertogether #explore


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The essays it takes me the longest to write are always trauma essays. Even as I am living them I can feel their bones, the story that is waiting. For years I draft and draft.
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Some of this has to do with the body, the way it holds things, the way it can be (for so long) not ready. Easily bucked. Some of it has to do with the way trauma stories get brittle and stuck, the way we fail to see the choices that still exist in them, that the way we are telling the story in our own lives is still too small for the artmaking.
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This is why I teach trauma writing. A story that shatters needs a soft place to grow. A writer, shatterable, needs a room of hearts to make her strong. The right prompt is a small place that holds one corner of a very complicated story, allowing it to come into being.
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My trauma writing intensive @hugohouse in #Seattle starts in two weeks. Please: will you spread the word? .
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https://hugohouse.org/store/class/the-other-side-of-fire-writing-the-trauma-essay-katherine-standefer/ .
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#trauma #traumawriting #writersofinstagram #yourtraumaisshowing #yourtraumaisvalid #survivor #metoo #amwriting #PNW #traumainformed #spoonie #invisibleillness #ptsdawareness #CreativeNonfiction #showingup #vulnerability #embodied #summerwriting #writinggoals2018 .
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((This excerpt from @fugue_journal ))


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The painting has begun! We will be here tomorrow painting again if you wanna help out. I’m so in love with this new studio and can’t wait to officially be in here! 🤗🙌🏼❤️🙏🏼
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@gurugunka @roller_coenster @tdussex #freedom #freedomyoga #freedomyogainc #freedomyogalongview #yoga #yogastudio #traumainformed #traumasensitiveyoga #yogaforptsd #aerial #aerialyoga #aerialyogastudio #antigravityyoga #yogafit #yogastudio #yogaeverydamnday #yogavibes #yogalife #longviewtx #903 #namaste


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Trauma Informed Self Compassion with @heatherpretemindfulness Day 2 complete! So inspiring and brilliant to witness the depth of transformation in this group of dedicated meditation practitioners, teachers and clinicians. As we touch into our difficulties with kindness and compassion, we grow our capacity to welcome whatever arises. All guests (emotions, sensations, etc) are welcome at this table as we learn how to titrate or chunk down our experience into aspects that we can transform safely without overwhelm and liberate from suffering. We learn to attune to and reparent ourselves in a skillful, meaningful and profound way. ✨
#reparenting #attachment #trauma #traumainformed #selfcompassion #mindfulness #denmeditation #reconciliation #celebrate #joy #heartpractice #lovingkindness


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Recently found this quote series on Trauma and it hit home strongly, even though I have come so far I am still working on myself every day to move past the after effects of trauma that can last years. A gentle reminder to be kind, to others, but also yourself. #trauma #traumainformed


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Just took my first dose of Naltrexone. 1mg. I am hoping this will help me with dissociation and PTSD and my brain histamine issues. My psychologist who is doing neurofeedback and EMDR with me highlighted recommended it and guess what not only were my medical doctors on board with this so are my functional and natural practitioners on board with this. I am feeling very hopeful. I'll tell how I'm feeling in about an hour. #naltrexone #dissociation #disassociation #ptsd #trauma #traumainformed #histamine #histamineintolerance #mastcellactivation #mastcells #lyme #lymedisease


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Jillian, yoga therapist at Reasons talks about healing the body from trauma physically--- to hear her speak check out the LINK IN OUR BIO to register for the @recovrywarriors online conference! #lovethis #traumahealing #eatingdisorders #anxietydisorders #recovery #reasonstothrive #yogatherapy #yoga #traumainformed


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Sometimes, when you finish a a full day of sex & consent workshops with the love-of-your-life-sisterfriend... you gotta let loose with a photo shoot. So proud of our work today 😻🔮🔥 and so grateful that we are in it together. Can’t imagine anyone else I’d rather have by my side @daryanipoonam (and all the cred to @aokayla for being our personal photographer and tech support always. 💕) ✨✨ we talked with incoming college freshman about consent, intersectionality, trauma, alcohol, sexuality, porn, health resources, communication, relationships and so much more. Such a cool day. Continually left with the unshakeable feeling that these youth will lead the way.


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In solidarity, in love, in hope...
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Repost from @transcending_trauma_with_yoga <3
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"If my children's lives were in danger I would do whatever it took to get them to safety. I would sneak out in the night with whatever I could hold on my back and I would carry the little ones in my arms and ask the big ones to walk softly. I would stay up while they slept. I would give every dollar I had to those willing to transport us. I would say goodbye to everything we know. To my home and my history and my language. I would pray to whatever god would hear me. I would lie to my children to keep them calm. I would hold onto them until the journey was over. I would believe with my whole heart that there were people on the other side of the hell we were fleeing to welcome us. To say, "Here. Take my hand. It's going to be okay. You're safe now. Your children are safe. You made it."
Words: @rebeccawooolf Image: @mosaiceye
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#reuniteourfamilies #webelongtogether #humanity #hope #traumainformed #socialchange #bettertogether #wellbeing #mentalhealth #traumainformedyoga #traumasensitiveyoga #yogaeverywhere #yogateacher #neuroscience #attachmenttheory #refugees #solidarity #speakup #kindness #offthemat #beyondasana #nonprofit #care #yogaheals #families


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Very important memoir - tragic, necessary, shockingly beautiful! Another horrible story of an African American man on death row who was wrongfully convicted. How Ray Hinton survived those 30 years is beyond me ✨


#prisonart
#artsincorrections
#prisonrehab
#trauma
#ptsd
#womeninprison
#dance
#DevelopmentalTrauma #RelationalRepair #ACEs #TreatingChildhoodTrauma #TraumaInformed #60Minutes
#secondchances
#community
#reform
#equality
#reentry
#humanrights
#criminaljusticereform
#prisoner
#rehab
#cjreform


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Families Belong TOGETHER!!! Today I marched with my youngest child and my friend, to stand up in solidarity and demand better treatment for immigrant children and their families. My mother is an immigrant. I have lots of familia on both sides of the INVISIBLE border that only exists in the minds of those who want to create division. WE ARE ALL ONE!!! Hurt one of us, hurt ALL of us. Instead of caging children, and condemning people for fleeing their dangerous environments, can we work together and create change?!? What would that look like? What makes sense for ALL of us to see HUMANS, instead of skin color? ✊🏽
#itsmylife #identifyyouridentity #speaker #survivortothriver #facingaces #facingacesandembracingme #qde #questioneddefendedembraced #preventioneducation #adversechildhoodexperiences #aces #trauma #resiliency #survivorskills #traumainformed #traumasurvivor #trustedadult #familiesbelongtogethersandiego #familiesbelongtogether #march #protest #resist #rally #revolt #familiesprotesting #breakthecycleofviolence #weareone #divisioniscreated #standtogetherorfallapart


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Reposted from @risedefense -
Work and play- we've been having fun, learning lots, and having some thoughtful conversations. Just a few more classes before we go on break for a few weeks. $10 suggested donation per attendant per class. All donations welcome by cash, Venmo, or PayPal and of course any and all donations are welcomed and appreciated. Note: you are welcome at any point in the run of classes! No need to wait until a new set starts or to be at all 10. Make it when you can. :)
Tonight 6-8p at Phoenix MMA
Tuesday 5:30-6:30p at Nashville Dojo
Saturday (6/30) 6-80s at Phoenix MMA
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#Selfdefense #selfcare #BJJ #brazilianjiujitsu #selflove #girlsingis #jiujitsugirls #riseandshine #riseup #riseandgrind #Nashville #community #empoweredwomenempowerwomen #empowerment #trauma #traumainformed #depression #anxiety #ptsd #healing


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Work and play- we've been having fun, learning lots, and having some thoughtful conversations. Just a few more classes before we go on break for a few weeks. $10 suggested donation per attendant per class. All donations welcome by cash, Venmo, or PayPal and of course any and all donations are welcomed and appreciated. Note: you are welcome at any point in the run of classes! No need to wait until a new set starts or to be at all 10. Make it when you can. :)
Tonight 6-8p at Phoenix MMA
Tuesday 5:30-6:30p at Nashville Dojo
Saturday (6/30) 6-80s at Phoenix MMA
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#Selfdefense #selfcare #BJJ #brazilianjiujitsu #selflove #girlsingis #jiujitsugirls #riseandshine #riseup #riseandgrind #Nashville #community #empoweredwomenempowerwomen #empowerment #trauma #traumainformed #depression #anxiety #ptsd #healing


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Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows but only empties today of its strength. #panaceaproject 📷 @positivelypresent


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THIS. This is the core of Trauma Sensitive Yoga- beginning to notice and connect with our bodies can bring about profound healing and transform lives- and it all starts with teaching our bodies (and nervous systems) resources and safety. #joblove #traumasensitiveyoga #traumainformed #healing #wellness #therapy #ptsd #anxiety #traumainformedcare #frederickmd #yogateacher #maryland Repost @ybicoalition with @get_repost
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"Yoga opens the door to a self-intimacy that can lead to profound healing."
- Pranidhi Varshney
#yogarisingbook


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This summer Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness is bringing the tristate's largest health festival and music concert to historic Penn’s Landing offering free health screenings, kids carnival, seniors tent with bingo tournament, yoga, line dancing, and live entertainment by national headliners and local artists.
This is an opportunity for good healthy fun, but also a chance to increase health awareness, connect families to needed resources and expand economic impact for local businesses.

Join us July 28th from 12-8pm for this FREE event! ***Inner Strength Foundation will be offering a mindfulness session on the mainstage!*** #innerstrengthfoundation #traumainformed #phillyschools #consciousclassroom #consiouseducation #phillymeditation #alternativeeducation #mindfulschools #FestivalPier #Phillyfunguide #pennslanding #phillyfreeevents #publicschools #publicschools #mindfulness


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@crossover_yoga_project this weekend’s training is already underway and it’s going so well! #traumainformed #traumainformedyoga Stay tuned for the next one.


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It’s #survivorsaturday and I’m wondering how trauma survivors deal with the normal aches and pains of simply living without rushing to think something really horrible is happening. I know you may still have that trauma in the back of your mind.
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How do you overcome that thinking? Comment below.
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#traumainformed #motivationalspeaker #bookamy #stillthriving #keepmoving


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Repost from @queerfatfemme using @RepostRegramApp - I have been afraid to move forward on everything I've endeavored to do in my life. Even right now I'm in this technological delivery quagmire getting my Stretch video out to my pre purchasers, and between me and every possibility are all these fears. I feel like I have to fight a battle to get through them! I am Re reading and Journaling with my friend @heyamberrae 's book Choose Wonder Over Worry, and going through revelations with clients in my reiki client book club. Deeply appreciating all the insight and permission giving from her book! Thank you, Amber, for slaying your fears that stood between you and The Book so I can have guidance to slay my fears! #choosewonder #healwithBevin

#brainbased #nervoussystemhealth #traumaintegration #neuroscience
#massage #massagetherapy #massagetherapist #massagelife #reiki #myofascialrelease #pranichealing #traumainformed #traumainformedyoga #safeenergy #towergrove #lmt #Southcitystl #compassionatetouch #maplewoodmo #stl #saintlouis #stlouis #somaticexperiencing #stlsalon #stlhairstylist #grovestl


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Warden's log Day 17 summer break 2018. I sure hope the inmates and deputy warden were happy with their fresh baked treats this morning. I left early for PRIDE classes today...but stayed up last night to make some yummy treats out of some over ripe bananas. Had a lot of bananas from feeding the soccer girls that got beat up and bruised in transport. So while baking I had an ahh haa moment... consider the work that my family and fellow foster/adoptive families do...we take the sad, bruised and damaged ( traumatized) "fruit" bind them together with good things to hold them together and sprinkle in lots of love and prayers to heal them and help them grow into an extraordinary creation. Raising Survivors not Victims! #WardensLog #Day17 #PRIDE #Foster #adoption #WardensLaw #BruisedFruit #Bananas #DeepThoughts #LateNightBaking #TraumaInformed #Healthy #Healing #Parenting #LoveNotDna (PRIDE = Parents Resource for Information Development Education )


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“The victimization of children is nowhere forbidden; what is forbidden is to write about it.” ~ Alice Miller, Thou Shalt Not Be Aware : Society's Betrayal of the Child ~ ・・・
#traumaandco #trauma #complextrauma #connection #community #complexities #compassion #ptsd #complexptsd #cptsd #traumainformed #childabuse #childhoodtrauma #developmentaltrauma #abuse #victimization #childrensrights #children #separationtrauma


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Complex Trauma. A great list from a 20 hour Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive yoga training in Wilmington NC. We didn’t have enough room to add it all. #openviewyoga #traumainformed #yoga #complextrauma #posttraumaticstressdisorder #ptsd #brainspotting #yoga #traumasensitiveyoga #traumainformedyoga #posttraumaticstressdisorder


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Last night we stretched our minds and our hearts in the @connectioncoalition #traumainformed outreach training. Today we get to stretch the body, and not just so we can touch our toes. But because the body remembers everything. It hold the experiences of our past.
This weekend we learn how trauma affects behavior and how traumatic energy lives in the body. Through conscience movement, deep breath work 💨 and mindfulness 🧠 meditation we get to access some of these old things. Thank them 🙏🏿 for the piece they have played and we get to heal 💜and move on. .
It’s not to late to get in on this action!! I’m teaching a masterclass open to all today 10:30-12:30. Regular class pricing and membership gets you a spot. It’s gonna be sweaty 💦 and packed. So bring water 💧 and a towel.


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The food children eat can have a profound impact on their mood and ability to cope with traumatic stress. Processed and convenience food, refined carbohydrates, and sugary drinks can create mood swings and worsen symptoms of traumatic stress. Conversely, eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, high-quality protein, and healthy fats can help children better cope with the ups and downs that follow a disturbing experience. Always lead by example. If you are making good dietary choices, children in your care will be more inclined to follow suit. #traumainformed #fosterparents #makeadifference #satori


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Cctc fundraiser Cruise for Kids. It takes a village. #education #teachers #childhood #traumainformed #fundraiser #cctc


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Hoy quiero compartir con ustedes 3 cosas que hago para mantener mi salud mental. Es importante que tomemos tiempo para nosotros y que podamos sentirnos en la confianza de pedirle a nuestros seres queridos que nos den espacio. Escríbeme un comentario con tus 3 prácticas para alimentar tu salud mental.


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This particular instance of families being separated and incarcerated has gained a lot of visibility and traction, but it’s not a unique or isolated incident. There are so many ongoing examples of acts of inhumanity and oppression that have become so normalized because they make up the fabric of our society.
The prison industrial complex profits from a growing population of unpaid labour. Within this population is a clear pattern of racial disparity because of racial profiling. People are locked up and treated as sub human for offences that are arbitrarily criminalized and based on a system that is devoid of justice.

There are children all over the world working in garment factories under reprehensible conditions so that we can have cheap, disposable clothing and companies can increase their profit.

Our governments fight unnecessary wars in other countries and destroy infrastructure, communities and families, and in the process they increase their own power, and the profits of companies who make weapons, who further fund political campaigns. It’s a cycle that depends on devastation and destruction.
The U.S offers only 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave and parental leave is non-existent for many oppressed groups such as undocumented workers and queer parents.
Not to mention the atrocities that have been committed on North American soil to so many communities all in the name of “security and protection”. It’s a tale as old as time and we are constantly being tested to see what we are willing to stand by and tolerate. It’s easy to grow complacent and accept the status quo.
Our survival as a human species depends on us developing a much lower threshold to the suffering of others. We become overwhelmed and turn a blind eye or believe the rhetoric that politicians and companies feed us, rhetoric that keep us scared, disconnected and hungry. We feed that hunger with products, entertainment and distraction.
This powerful machine is at the core of trauma. It numbs us, it shuts us down and it makes it impossible for families to be the bastions of security that they are meant to be.


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The Actualize Your Healing Facebook group is a FREE Facebook community created to assist people in their journeys towards Mental and Emotional Wellness.
* All are welcome
* No Mental health diagnosis required
* No previous knowledge or skills necessary
If you sometimes feel stressed, overwhelmed, tired, sad, anxious or simply find it hard to create a self-care routine that works for you...THIS GROUP IS FOR YOU!
Join us and bring your friends! Link in bio
#actualizeyourhealing #manifestingME #manifestingMEwellness
#holistichealth #selfcare #healthandwellness #holistichealing #HolisticMentalHealth #healingarts #yoga #wellness #blackgirlsdoyoga #blackgirlyoga #yogatherapy #yogaheals #yogaforall #eatforhealth #foodasmedicine  #functionalnutrition #herbalism #herbalmedicine #plantmedicine


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Rather than asking, "What's wrong with you?" it's important to ask, "What happened to you?" #traumainformed
https://buff.ly/2K4dNW8


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As a start my journey into peer support I am looking at ways to explain trauma informed care in a practical way, not just as a clinical definition.

What does trauma informed care mean to you?

Any thoughts would be much appreciated 💜 #trauma #traumainformed #traumainformedcare #traumatized #traumatic #traumarecovery #traumasurvivor #traumacenter #traumahealing #traumacounseling #traumatherapy


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The body keeps the score...images of grounding leading to the creation of grounding objects #arttherapy #expressive #arts #traumainformed #practice #continuingeducation #colorado


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Repost By @gwynnraimondi: "Psst... I wanna tell you something...
Take up as much space as you want.
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#whispers #smashthepatriarchy #traumainformed #space #youarenottoomuch" (via #InstaRepost @EasyRepost)


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Choosing to make our mental health a priority can be difficult and I am always humbled by the brave souls that attend my workshops. Trauma-Informed yoga can be one way to seek support when perhaps other methods haven't felt accessible. Found this beauty @transcending_trauma_with_yoga image @littlearthlings . #yeg #yegyoga #yogaeverydamnday #mentalhealth #mentalhealthmatters #support #youmatter #traumainformed #selfcare #choice


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Yoga for Recovery (Y12SR) is a powerful practice that begins with a circle-up of souls...we gather to share our experience, strength, and hope inside of our stories of addiction. After we share and breathe together, we then move through a foundational yoga practice that keeps us coming back to our intentions, gratitudes, breath, and bodies. This deeply healing practice is a wonderful addition to your 12step program AND is open to ANYONE who is/has been affected by addiction. As we say, ALL A’s are welcome 🙏🏽💕
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We are all recovering from something. We hope you’ll join @yoga_w_shree and/or @chomusica on Friday nights at 7:30pm, as we circle-up for this absolutely beneficial offering #wedorecover
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#y12sr #yogaforrecovery #recovery #12stepmeeting #12steps #stepone #steppin #stepup #addiction #addictionrecovery #bewell #thewell #beneficial #healing #reduceanxiety #benefitsofyoga #reducecravings #relapseprevention #trauma #traumainformed #traumafree #theissuesliveinourtissues #letgo #keepcomingback #kdh #obx #killdevilhills #itworksifyouworkit


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I hope my baby girl always smiles with her whole face 😊
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As we prepare to take in children who have experience traumatic separation from their parents by means of foster care, my heart is aching for the children who have been separated from their families at the US/Mexico border. Irreparable damage has been done to these little people’s brains and attachment at the hands of the US government. This is not what I stand for. Not what I want my country to stand for. Not sure how acting so inhumanely is an oversight or how government agencies could be so uninformed regarding #traumainformedpractice at this stage in the game. The US government has now created a population of traumatized children who will someday be adults. It is extremely upsetting to me and presents feelings of hopelessness for humanity. 💕
So, to get a breather from that heaviness, a picture of my daughter smiling with her whole face during her first carousel ride.
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Baby girl, I pray that you keep your big smile but not forget that the blessings have been paid for and will need to be paid forward.
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Surrounded by the breath-taking beauty of Banff, Canada, impactful ideas were shared and visions for creating a better future for children were formed. Nathan writes about his experiences at #ChildTraumaAcademy’s 3rd International #Neurosequential Model Symposium on the blog this week. Link in bio.
#traumainformed #traumarecovery #traumainformededucation #healing #mentalhealth #ACES #recovery #hope


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The New Orleans Family Justice Center is such a wonderful resource. If you’re looking for services or just don’t know where to turn, they probably will be able to support you. And I have the joy of doing chair massage for clients and staff twice a month! It’s always a highlight of my week. #healing #nolamassage #stclaudemassage #feelbetter #traumainformed #chairmassage #alternativetherapies


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At the 1982 Chicago Pride Parade the American Nazi Party brutalized parade goers and advocates. This photo is a physical symbol of the discrimination and trauma our LGBT seniors carry with them to this day but also their resilience!
Photo Credit: @ChicagoTribune
#SFCCares #Community #LGBT #Pride #Seniors #OlderAdults #LoveIsLove #TraumaInformed


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My first mani/pedi!!! La Miss gave me a bunny massage so I was nice and relaxed and then trimmed my nails so I wouldn’t be so scratchy! She even had a special helper keep me calm so I wouldn’t be scared. Thanks Michael! #teachingresponsibility #teachingempathy #lasamericasnewcomerschool #traumainformed #refugeestudents #therapybunny #onelovedbunny @michaelhowellofficial @dylleoan


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Another fun week of summer school is done! I have so many special friends that take good care of me, they clean my house, sew me new clothes, give the best bunny hugs and even feed me by hand!! #onelovedbunny #teachingresponsibility #teachingempathy #lasamericasnewcomerschool #traumainformed #refugeestudents #therapybunny @dylleoan


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Our practitioners work with participants in high-risk areas to help them begin the healing process from past traumas. For many, this is the first time they have ever practised yoga, meditated or even done anything considered positive to help themselves. It's challenging work but always worth it & our practitioners are amazing!

To find out more visit our website > www.panaceproject.org.uk 💜 (link in bio) #panaceaproject


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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY: I can’t fix the crisis at the border or the tragedy of foster care, but I can (with your help!) spread some HOPE and HEALING.

Do you work with vulnerable kids and their families? Would your organization like a free preview copy of #rileythebravebook? Thanks to a few generous supporters, we are able to offer a free copy of this therapeutic book to organizations that might be interested in purchasing additional copies and/or getting further training on trauma and the 🧠 (Riley-style⭐️🐻⭐️) Please ➡️DM or ➡️email jess@rileythebrave.org for more information. 📚Interested in sponsoring a book donation?! Let’s talk!! Thanks! ❤️
Jess





#traumainformed #fostercare #fosterparents #postadoptionsupport #ptsd #bravekids #familiesbelongtogether


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Psst... I wanna tell you something...
Take up as much space as you want.
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#whispers #smashthepatriarchy #traumainformed #space #youarenottoomuch


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“In order to change, people need to become aware of their sensations and the way that their bodies interact with the world around them. Physical self-awareness is the first step in releasing the tyranny of the past.” - Bessel van der Kolk. •


As Dance/Movement Therapists, we work to help our clients find safety within their bodies and within relationship. In a supported, healing, therapeutic relationship grounded in movement, we can support the self-awareness necessary to move through their trauma and move forward with their lives. •


#dancemovementtherapy #PTSD #mentalhealth #traumainformed #mindbodyconnection #PTSDAwarenessMonth


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If there are words i return to more than any others it might just be these (@mariannmartland, founder of @traumaandco) "May our eyes remain open even in the face of tragedy.
May we not become disheartened.
May we find in the dissolution
of our apathy and denial,
the cup of the broken heart.
May we discover the gift of the fire burning
in the inner chamber of our being –
burning great and bright enough
to transform any poison.
May we offer the power of our sorrow to the service
of something greater than ourselves.
May our guilt not rise up to form
yet another defensive wall.
May the suffering purify and not paralyze us.
May we realize the greatness of our sorrow
and not run from its touch or flame.
May clarity be our ally and wisdom our support.
May our wrath be cleansing, cutting through
the confusion of denial and greed.
May we not be afraid to see or speak our truth.
May the bleakness of the wasteland be dispelled.
May the soul’s journey be revealed
and the true hunger fed.
May we be forgiven for what we have forgotten
and blessed with the remembrance
of who we really are." ~ The Terma Collective ~ ・・・ #traumaandco #trauma #complextrauma #connection #community #complexities #compassion #ptsd #complexptsd #cptsd #traumainformed #prayer #buddhistprayer #secularprayer #termacollective #poem #poetry #remembrance #denial #tragedy #eyesopen #truth


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We will be at this years Pride In Business Expo! It’s FREE to attend, 20+ businesses will be taking applications and hiring, AND there will be a Transgender Healthcare session 3pm-4pm. We can’t wait to see all of your faces!


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I love being able to look out onto my garden while I’m giving bodywork, and it is a true test of my ability to stay present and focused on my clients when I see squirrels out there rummaging through my plants while I’m in a session. 🌷🌱🌻🐿️
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Sometimes you have to let go of control over some things in order to stay focused and have an impact where you’re at. .
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But a squirrel eating my squash blossoms is not an administration reigning white supremacist terror over migrating people. That’s not the thing we sit and watch and let happen. That’s the thing we focus on and stay present to. bit.ly/actionready to answer @conmijente ‘s call to #abolishICE #shutdownSessions and #freeourfuture
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I created a sliding scale practice (and went to massage skool in the first place) primarily for organizers and other makers of freedom to have access to tools for bodily, emotional, and spiritual wellness support. .
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I have a couple more openings this Saturday and then I’m fully booked til next Thursday. Come get what’s yours. .
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#selfcarefortheresistance #wellnessfortherevolution #fatpositive #transaffirming #raceaware #traumainformed #massagetherapy #queerbodyworkers #queerbodywork #pocfriendly #lgbtqfriendly #dcmassagetherapy #dcmassage #dc #wellnessrootedinjustice #paywhatyoucan #slidingscale #barter


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A day of trauma training ...“Taking on Trauma in our lives and our systems”! Can you tell that I’m geeking out 🤓! Satisfying my Social Worker and yogi self #traumainformed


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Hi, I’m Yvette and I’m the woman behind @innerflow_wellness. I thought it may be time to introduce myself. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I truly appreciate all your ❤️’s, shares, and comments. Instagram has been a practice in self-expression, stepping into my knowing while balancing boundaries with vulnerability. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I’m a hard one to nail down and define. My interests are vast. I am fascinated by healing in all its various forms. Talk. Movement. Nature. Spirituality. Oh, and I typically prefer non-conventional paths. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I get super excited about how our nervous system, brain, movement, and relational engagement can create strength & freedom, help trauma symptoms, and build resiliency. 🤓💜
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I have a bit of a book obsession. I will not apologize. 📚📚📚
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I came to be a counsellor after a decade long career in the wellness industry, both as a practitioner and a manager. I have elephants to thank for my decision to be a counsellor. (A story for another time). 🐘 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I’ve been in private practice since 11/11/11. No joke. And after my first ever session, I got to my car and the time was 11:11am. You can’t make up that kind of synchronicity. 🕸️
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I’m not going to go through my credentials because really therapy of any kind is based in relationship and my education, as fun and explorative as it has been, does not sum me up as a person. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Right now, I’m practicing playing and being silly more often. I’ve found that when I take myself too seriously it’s not beneficial for my mental health.
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#vancouvercounsellor #traumainformed #resilience #socialengagement #play #neuronerd #womenpreneur


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New! I loved talking with Sara DaSilva of Audible Feast about emotions and the Change Triangle, a new self-help tool that all people can use to demystify emotions and the symptoms that blocked emotions bring about like #depression, #anxiety, #addictions and more. Check it out! Learn how you can feel calmer and more comfortable in your skin. For more info and free resources on the Change Triangle visit thechangetriangle.com. (Listen to podcast on link in bio)
#thechangetriangle #mentalhealth #publichealth #selfhelp #selfcare #selfconfidence ##tool @seest12audiblefeast @podcastbrunch


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So excited for you to meet Hattie for #fridayintroductions 🙌🏼
A native Missouri ice cream fanatic, she is a trained dancer with a passion for kids from hard places❤️ She’s been creating fun choreography for KATA students @katayouthacademy in KCK this week, building relationships, and hasn’t complained once about the lack of ice cream available 🍦 We love you Miss Hattie💗 @hattieharden
#danceteacher
#traumainformed


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#Football/ soccer is on the mind of millions today. Players present the results of their hard training. #Breathing exercises are an important part of it. But the way we #breathe has a huge impact on everyone, not just on athletes. Breathe properly! #anxietyrelief #anxiety #depression #stronggirls #complexptsdrecovery #complexptsdawareness #ptsdrecovery #lovepoweredlife #complexPTSDrecovery #traumainformed #selfregulation #selfregulationskills #nervoussystemhealth #nervoussystem #selfcare #resilience #wellbeing #healthandwellbeing #selfhelp #selfawareness
#fighter #stronglikeme #childhoodtraumaawareness #mentalhealthawareness #counseling #trauma #healing https://buff.ly/2lskHpD


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#Repost @skylarlibertyrose ・・・
I think her grief is not just for what she is currently experiencing. It is every grief, from every lifetime. Merging together in a pool of memory and longing. There is nothing that can soften these blows. Nothing that takes away the tough, jagged edges that slice through and threaten to cut the breath from the body.
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And still, we say the things. And offer the hope. Because, after all, what else is there? What else could there possibly be? Only hope and humanness and the art that we forge from living and witnessing.
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It is these moments of love that I look for. Not the empty words or the platitudes. But the love that helps my eyes open and my feet touch the bare floor. The love that tells me the day is worth facing, worth fighting for. ・・・
#traumaandco #trauma #complextrauma #connection #community #complexities #compassion #ptsd #complexptsd #cptsd #traumainformed #grief #complexgrief #hope #love #humanness #writer #writing #art #creatingcourage #skylarlibertyrose


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"When we could honour the differences between you and me in a relationship... something very special happened. And when we produced linkages, compassionate communication, something almost magical happened - vitality emerged, harmony emerged, a sense of wellbeing in a relationship seemed to come." ~ Dan Siegel ~

From
https://youtu.be/MyhxXwclfNs ・・・ #traumaandco #trauma #complextrauma #connection #community #complexities #compassion #ptsd #complexptsd #cptsd #traumainformed #relationship #differences #honouringdifferences #findingconnection #bothand #communication #wellbeing #mindbody #dansiegel


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I received the news at 5:07pm that my little emergency boy’s mama spent all day fighting for him in court, and was granted the return of her kids (yep, there was a little sister floating about too) after pledging and proving her capacity to meet their needs. Well done mama bear. I hope you all have a beautiful reunified weekend. I’m still working as we had multiple epic crises today but as soon as I’m finished here, it’s going to be big glass of wine and early dinner time for me. It’s been a long and harrowing week in my personal and professional words and I’m ready for a fresh start tomorrow. All that said, I’m on the emergency placement list for this weekend so could be called at any time to care for a child, and if I am, I’ll rise to the occasion like the sun that rises every morning despite the events of the previous day.


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A dreary day can hold the most tranquil and healing energy. Allow your eyes to soften as you inhale deeply and exhale completely.
Shift from thinking to feeling as you notice your feet on the ground.
When you’re ready, visualize you are here; inhale peace and exhale fear. Notice the long, slow exhale. Allow this soothing energy to calm your body and still your mind as you move and breathe, free and easy.
empowermentthroughyoga.com
#empowerment #yoga #trauma #presence meditation #compassion #love #anxiety #tranquility #freeandeasy #traumainformed #traumahealing #favoritebird #blueheron #birdsofinstagram #birds🐦 #birds_of_instagram #birds_matter #beauty #naturephotography #naturelovers #nature_brilliance #nature #naturebeauty #photographyislife #photographylove #peaceandtranquility #graceful #birds


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