Nervous System

There is Grace in Waiting

There is Grace in Waiting

I lit a candle this morning for me, for you and for all of us who are dealing with the impact of trauma. For the numbness that leaves us absent and longing for what we often can’t even name.

The Spiritual Impulse

Honour her as your deeper self and let her guide you. She loves simplicity and slowness.

Survival Stress

As we wake up from the demands of the personal identity a new relationship with the body begins to awaken as well.  The body is no longer seen as a means to an end but an innocent and alive mystery with an innate intelligence…..


“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.

Understanding Our Nervous System

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.

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