Why does it matter: Picture this: An individual arrives at your organization who has experienced trauma; has been victimized and abused and is not yet fully engaged in supportive therapy or relationship. The front desk staff is very busy and does not acknowledge the...
As an organizational consultant specializing in Trauma Informed Care, and who develops employee well-being programs, I find myself in toxic environments seeded with histories of anger, rage, impatience, jealousy, and competition. Leaders anxiously invite me in, to the...
Some of the happiest people I know are ‘poor’, at least by white, middle-class standards. Some of the smartest people I know did not graduate from high school, much less college. And some of the most incredibly healing people who I have been blessed to sit before have...
Is investing in a staff well-being program worth the cost? If you want to decrease turnover, burnout and low morale; and if you want to increase productivity, staff satisfaction and the bottom line, YES. The path to professional success isn’t what it used to be. Fifty...
Emotional trauma is toxic in every way; it causes physical, emotional, cognitive, psychological and spiritual symptoms.
Emotional trauma is the root of attrition in our organizations, separation in our couples and families and failed placements in educational settings and child welfare.
Until we get our emotional lives back into regulation we will continue to see a decline in performance in the office, and relationship behind closed doors.
Not everything has to be ok. And in our system, not everything IS ok. But in our system, the energy is moving. Moving forward with generosity. Moving forward with a willingness to live with the tension of not knowing, yet. Moving forward so we do not stagnate. Moving forward and open to learning as we go. I humbly offer 4 additional steps we can take as we work toward OK when we are not OK.
A simpler way.
What if all of this global crisis is actually an opportunity for global transformation?
What if Emotional Regulatory Healing, ERH,
attachment focused and
mindfully taught paradigm
for transformation could become an effective FEEL GOOD move toward healing for our world!?
THAT has always been my goal.
Energy healing is a holistic practice that activates the body’s subtle energy systems to remove blocks, help you quiet your mind, calm your body and bring tranquility to your spirit. By breaking through these energetic blocks, the body’s inherent ability to heal itself, emotionally, spiritually, and physically, is stimulated. Homeostasis returns. Energy healing is based on scientific principles.
What does healing from trauma actually look like, feel like, sound like; and how do you know if you are ‘healing’?
There is a broad assumption in our world that many, if not most people need to heal.
And while healing is a phenomenal process that can restore meaningful life to millions of people, and for which I am most grateful, I believe we are increasingly moving into a new understanding of healing, and I’m not alone.
Just as all children in the child welfare system have experienced different kinds of trauma, many birth, adoptive and foster parents involved with child welfare services have their own histories of childhood and/or adult trauma. Untreated traumatic stress has serious consequences for children, adults, and families. Traumatic events in childhood and adolescence can continue to impact adult life, affecting an adult’s ability to regulate emotions, maintain physical and mental health, engage in relationships, parent effectively, and maintain family stability.