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:
Things that emotionally intelligent individuals do and skills you can develop
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
For individuals who experience chronic pain an app for managing symptoms
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: 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
Resources for highly responsive people (also known as highly sensitive):
This Is a Better Term for ‘Highly Sensitive Person’
here is the official site for The Feldenkrais Method where you can get more information about the benefits and applications of the method.
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.
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
Protecting Access to Life-Saving Healthcare for Transgender Youth
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
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 | Psychology Today
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