“Rage and anguish exist underneath the veneer of niceness, no matter how sincerely a person mistakes the facade for her true self.” ~ Gabor Mate
Even the Birds are Quiet
It’s not our natural state to be overbearing and heavy with unprocessed pain. There is a more embodied way of being that begins with truth telling, compassion, listening and a willingness to see.
Resources for Self Regulation
Resources for Self Regulation by Candace Kirby
Understanding Our Nervous System
When we experience trauma there is a shift that happens in our physiology and our innocent childlike orientation to authenticity becomes an orientation to survival. It’s an innocent attempt on behalf the child to restore a sense of safety and belonging.