The makings of a trauma and how to avoid it happening to you.

One of the first things I learned when I began studying havening touch was what makes an event traumatic. In case you didn't know, havening was originally developed as a modality for treating trauma, but how do we explain why not everyone is traumatized by the same experiences? Interestingly, they found post 9/11 that young children who had experienced a prior traumatic event such as divorce or abuse, were most susceptible and likely to be traumatized by the events of 9/11 as opposed to the students who hadn't. In havening, the term we use to understand what makes a trauma a trauma is EMLI. It is an acronym that stands for Event, Meaning, Landscape, & Inescapability. And ALL 4 factors must b

What Chinese astrology has to say about what the !@#$% is going on.

Back in January I attended a webinar hosted by Lillian Bridges, a Chinese medicine practitioner on the topic of the Chinese New Year, the year of the Metal Rat. In her forecast she amazingly shared how this year was destined to be a big year for health, medicine, and technology. A bad year for stocks, a good year for gold, the military, and acupuncturists (although that part has yet to be seen). I recall feeling amazed when awareness of the coronavirus hit as I reflected on her predictions. I thought it might be helpful to share with you what I know about the Metal element from my studies of Chinese medicine and how it may inform some of how you view and experience this time. The organs ass

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