Information on Internal Family Systems Theory:

A spiritual understanding of Internal Family Systems Theory

The Institute for Internal Family Systems Theory

Articles On Healing, Trauma, and Boundaries:

Wholeness Includes Imperfection — Center for Action and Contemplation

Unleashing Your Sixth Sense: The Power of Neuroception

11 signs you’ve almost developed into the best version of yourself

Power of Self Awareness for leaders

6 things that indicate you are self aware or help you develop self awareness

10 things to do that help you attract happy friends

If you truly want to master your emotions, say goodbye to these 9 behaviors

The Importance of Compassion and Empathy When Forgiving

If you experience these 9 feelings, you’re truly self-aware

9 Keys to Healing From Adverse Childhood Experiences

How to Set Compassionate Boundaries

20 Tips for De-Escalating Emotional Situations

8 Signs of Emotional Maturity

7 things emotionally intelligent people avoid doing in conversations

People with high emotional intelligence often share these 7 habits

11 healthy habits of people who make the most out of their mornings

Are You Emotionally Unavailable in Your Relationship?

10 characteristics of an emotionally stable person

10 Pet Peeves That Might Be Childhood Trauma Wounds

5 Triggers for Adults With Childhood Emotional Neglect

Things that emotionally intelligent individuals do and skills you can develop

From People Pleaser To Power Negotiator: A Self-Transformation

Learning to hold boundaries

10 signs you’re more resilient than you give yourself credit for

Use the ‘Stop, Drop, and Roll’ Technique To Deal When You’re Emotionally Triggered

Examples of what healing looks like

A Psychologist Offers Two Routes To A Healthier Attachment Style

Research-Backed Ways To Break The Cycle Of Trauma Bonding

Psychology Today: 6 Flaws of the Mind That Can Lead to Misery

A Psychologist Describes 3 Ways To Immediately Reclaim Your Hope And Happiness

The Wounds That Hinder Relationships

How to make your attachment style work for you

What experiencing childhood emotional neglect looks like in a marriage

5 Subtle Signs of Unprocessed Attachment Trauma

5 Personality Traits Linked to a Painful Childhood

Massive review study suggests psychological trauma nearly triples a person’s risk of mental disorder

7 stages of trauma bonding, the causes, and how to break it

Here is an article on setting healthy boundaries with romantic partners

Article on maintaining healthy boundaries

Article on respecting other people’s boundaries

3 Tips To Set Healthy Boundaries With Yourself & Others

Why Triangulation In Relationships Is A Form Of Emotional Abuse

An antidote to heartbreak? Science reveals how to hack loneliness

5 Vagus Nerve Exercises That Will Rewire Your Brain

Information on the impact if emotional neglect

Hands Are For Holding: Resources on ending child physical abuse

There Are Only 4 Stages Of Love — How To Know Which One You’re In

Mindfulness Resources:

8 Simple Strategies to Boost Self-Compassion

The benefits of morning meditation

How Mindfulness Builds Belonging

Meditation is the future of medicine

This Simple Activity Lowers Stress Without Exercise or Meditation

What does it mean to awaken?

Mindfulness-based fMRI neurofeedback shows promise in

Connection between mindfulness and relationship

Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation and Psychedelics for managers

Meditation Diminishes Bias Toward Negative Information

Cultivating Kindness for Yourself

Interoception: A Gateway to the Neuroscience of Self-Awareness

You Can’t Explain Human Experience in Purely Physical Terms

Eastern philosophy says there is no “self.” Science agrees.

I lived as a monk and studied Zen for 20 years—here’s the No. 1 thing it taught me about happiness

Micro-Meditation Methods for Quick Bursts of Calm

For individuals who experience chronic pain an app for managing symptoms

Why I Chose Slow Living Over Hustle Culture (8 Habits to Enjoy Life): There can be many health benefits to slowing down

How Mindfulness Affects the Brain and Body

Mantras: Examples, How to Use Them, Benefits

What Is Mindfulness? Being Present and Letting Go of Things Beyond Your Control — Here’s How To Do It

The benefits of meditation

How Mindful Communication Makes Us More Compassionate

Neuroscience News: Exercise More Effective Than Medicines to Manage Mental Health

7 Tips For Improving Emotional Intelligence

Enlightenment or healing from trauma and what you might experience

Meditation on the brain: how long makes a difference?

The Guardian: The stress secret: 12 ways to meditate – without actually meditating

Mindfulness exercises can be as effective as anxiety drugs, study shows

Use These 7 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mental Health

Buddhism’s blueprint to conquer suffering and rewire the brain

STOP Mindfulness: What Is It?

7 habits that support mental health well being

Mindfulness vs Meditation: What’s the Difference?

A neuroscientist shares the 3 exercises she does to stop stress and anxiety—in ‘just a few minutes’

Yoga Resources:

The 5 Kundalini Awakening Stages: Understanding The Transformative Journey Of Kundalini Shakti

‘It improves everything’: 17 reasons to love yoga – even if you are sceptical

8 Yoga Poses You Can Add to Your Bedtime Routine for Better Sleep

Walking and yoga ‘can cut risk of cancer spreading or returning’

Yoga: Modern research shows a variety of benefits to both body and mind from the ancient practice

How to Use Yoga in Addiction Recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery: Hunger, Hope and Healing

Neuroscience News: Exercise and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Fitness Explored

Resources for highly responsive people (also known as highly sensitive):

This Is a Better Term for ‘Highly Sensitive Person

8 signs you’re not “too sensitive”, you’re simply an empath


Reiki: What It Is, How It Works, Potential Benefits

What is Intuition and how do you use it

Movement Resources:

here is the official site for The Feldenkrais Method where you can get more information about the benefits and applications of the method.

The has recorded, free lessons. I haven’t worked with this site so I have no direct experience. That said it looks like a fun user friendly resource.

Sheri Cohen is a Feldenkrais Practitioner. She offers weekly on-line Awareness Through Movement lessons for a fee with a pay what you can option.

David Zemach-Bersin at Feldenkrais Access is one of Dr Feldenkrais’ first American students. He offers a variety of free and for-fee online classes.

Other resources include: Feldenkrais Practitioners in Portland, OR and Find a Practitioner to search for local practitioners.

Resources on Depth Psychology and Carl Jung

Carl Jung explored the depths of his own unconscious mind

Parenting Resources:

Children benefit from ‘gentle parenting.‘ Here’s how to practice it.

Parents of successful kids don’t worry about screen time, expert says—they teach these 3 skills instead

LGBTQ+A Resources:

Protecting Access to Life-Saving Healthcare for Transgender Youth

Human Rights Campaign

Diversity and Equity in the Workplace

PFLAG National has all of the support and information you need when a loved one comes out

LGBTQ+ Resources for college students

Resources for people of color and their allies:

Live Another Day – Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.

Detox Local – An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community.


Social Justice Resources

Critical Therapy Antidote

Articles on Trauma in the Body:

10 Possible Signs of Unhealed Attachment Trauma

The Unique Integrative Aspects of EMDR

Article on the affects of childhood attachment trauma

Affects of Childhood Trauma TEDTalk

How Trauma Gets Stuck in the Body:  A video with Peter Levine explaining how trauma gets stuck in the body

The Future of Healing: Shifting from Trauma Informed Care to Healing Center Engagement: A healing centered approach is holistic involving culture, spirituality, civic action and collective healing.

Childhood Emotional Neglect Causes These 6 Lifelong Mistakes: Learning the wrong ideas about feelings sends you in the wrong direction.

Resources for Compassion Practices:

The Meaning and Different Movements of Compassion |” data-wplink-url-error=”true”>Psychology Today

Anything by Kristin Neff

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