The Purpose of Yoga in Healing

Yoga can serve as a way to witness and change the patterns, behaviours and beliefs that keep our authentic selves trapped within.  We approach yoga practice the way we approach life and given that our approach to life is shaped by our trauma, our yoga practice can greatly influence our understanding of ourselves and aid…

Moving towards what we Want

Trauma often leaves us stuck in body and mind, preventing us from getting what we want in life as doing so requires movement. This at times is in direct opposition to our defenses which keep us frozen and unable to produce action. Remaining stagnant serves as proof that we cannot get to where we want…

Trauma as the Cause of Eating Disorders

As a trauma therapist, I am constantly asked how trauma is linked to body image, food and weight, and my answer is that trauma is connected to self-worth, and self-worth, or rather lack thereof, is connected to body image, food and weight. When we don’t feel good about who we are, we will attempt to…

What Trauma Really Is…..You Might be Surprised

My goal in starting this blog was to spread the word about what trauma really is, how it affects us and how to deal with it on a daily basis. As Traumatic incidents stifle the full expression of who we are within, and I believe we all deserve to be happy and carry a sense…