Bubble Wrap : An article on holding your babies close during trauma. Love them hard so they can learn to love themselves when the time comes.
Tag: yoga for families of addiction
Spanda – The sacred tremor within; art of being alive, the moments we shake, quake and take a sharp inhale; fully living as opposed to existing. The year my ‘word’ or theme has been spanda. I truly wanted to dig into the things that brought me joy; wanted to learn, to dig deeper into becoming […]
Yoga for Families of Addiction Gala sold out last night! It is our first fundraiser. Selling out was a feat I am told is not easy. We sold out in exactly four weeks. We sold out because people believe in this mission. They know that addiction can affect so many in their world and the […]
YESTERDAY WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS I talk about my trauma as if it’s in the past. Oftentimes it is. The immediate threat of danger is over. The intensity of living with an addict no longer exists. But it rears its ugly head and grinds down on me from time to time. And when it does, it is the reminder that […]
One of my students recently said “I can’t hear my body the way you do. I don’t know when I’m about to get my period, have no idea if I’m getting sick and definitely don’t know if there is any trauma inside of me.” Stop the press. Ladies. Gentlemen. We need to talk. The number […]
Trigger (v): (especially of something read, seen, or heard) distress (someone), typically as a result of arousing feelings or memories associated with a particular traumatic experience. A few weeks ago, I was sitting with my mom at a cafe and we ran into an old friend of mine. We chatted for a few moments, lamenting […]