Resources

Articles On Healing, Trauma, and Boundaries:

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:

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

Use These 7 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mental Health

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:

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

How to Use Yoga in Addiction Recovery

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 https://feldenkrais.com/ 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.

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

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.

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 Chronic Health Conditions:

To treat IBS symptoms, apps can help reset the brain-gut connection : Shots – Health News

Weight bias or stigma refers to the discriminatory acts and ideologies targeted towards individuals because of their weight and size. This bias can lead to discriminatory behavior that affects a person’s self-esteem/mental health, employment opportunities, and even the quality of healthcare they receive. We’ve created a guide to educate communities on the mental health effects of weight stigma, and how to take control of both your physical and mental health to be able to live your best life. Please take a look

Resources for Compassion Practices:

The Meaning and Different Movements of Compassion | Psychology Today

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