The Quiet Victories

When it comes to the world of somatic and nervous-system based trauma healing, some of the biggest changes can happen very quietly. 

This may seem strange because we definitely associate unresolved […]

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Awesome Thoughts!|

Turn on the news from channel Earth

When I was a kid we were constantly bombarded with fear of nuclear war. We would likely all die.

Then it was the hole in the ozone latter and acid rain […]

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: Awesome Thoughts!|

Free Will and Consciousness. An Open Letter To Robert Sapolsky

Robert Sapolsky is a professor of Biology at Stanford University and a neuroendocrinologist who has dived deep into the origins of human behaviour and has had tremendous influence on how […]

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: Awesome Thoughts!|Tags: , , , , , , |

Planes, Babes, & Incubators: Exploring Coupling Dynamics

I learned about Coupling Dynamics in my Somatic Experiencing training – the modality developed by Peter Levine – and I’m pretty sure he coined the term. It is one of […]

Sometimes We Have To Break Up With Our Family

If you ask someone why family is important to them you will often get an answer that conveys no actual information.

“Because family comes first”

“Because you only have one family”

“Because blood […]

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Awesome Thoughts!|Tags: , , , , , , |

Can Plant Medicines and Psychedelics Heal Trauma?

Ayahuasca and other psychedelics and plant medicines have been very helpful for some people as part of their healing process, AND – they are not going to heal anything on […]

There Is No “Exercise” That Heals Trauma

“Without changing the somatic system – the underlying neurochemical platform – any change in behaviour is simply overriding through force of will.” – Kathy Kain, creator of Somatic Practice

This article […]

A Message From Body: The Paradox Of Differentiation Within Oneness

Body here.

I love you all, and, I’m a little grumpy.

I am grumpy because I am the least recognized part of what is considered Divine and I often get ignored, taken […]

By |September 24th, 2017|Categories: Awesome Thoughts!|Tags: , , , , |