Attachment Patterns and Trauma with Diane Poole Heller and Tami Simon

Attachment styles really interest me so of course when I saw this week's podcast on Sounds True was about attachment and trauma I wanted to share. I share Diane Poole Heller's attachment style so am heartened by her sharing her knowledge and insights. The transcript is copied below along with the audio podcast. Pixabay. reading Attachment Patterns and Trauma with Diane Poole Heller and Tami Simon


Busyness as Escape from Ourselves

I found this rather thought provoking article in the Elephant Journal and wanted to share a few quotes I thought particularly insightful. The link to the original article can be found here. Western people are running from themselves and they use the busy-ness of their lives as an excuse to avoid having to actually live their own life. … Continue reading Busyness as Escape from Ourselves

Healing Quote

Photo by Pixabay on This is a quote taken from an e-mail I receive every week on Friday from Shambhala Publications Zen Quotes. It is from a different author/teacher and/or book each week and offers some piece of wisdom to reflect on. March 15, 2019     Healing     How do we nurture a mind that is so … Continue reading Healing Quote

Music Therapy for Trauma Symptom Relief

Music therapists are a great alternative or adjunct to talk therapy for trauma and the like. In itself, listening to music of any variety may or may not be healing but when combined with a trained therapist could potentially benefit someone experiencing trauma's after affects. There is literature to backup the efficacy of music therapy … Continue reading Music Therapy for Trauma Symptom Relief

Essential Oils for Trauma Release

I must admit I don't know a lot about essential oils but I did want to include them here because I know they help for some individuals. Personally, I am not literate enough in the domain of essential oils to offer any suggestions for what works and what doesn't or even what each oil does. … Continue reading Essential Oils for Trauma Release

Some Ways to Regulate your Nervous System for Trauma Relief

There are a variety of ways to achieve a calmer nervous system after living through trauma. We do this by breath and bodywork (somatic). Breath work here refers to using intentional breathing exercises to calm down our 'fight or flight' response in the body. When we can breathe deeply and intentionally we are sending a … Continue reading Some Ways to Regulate your Nervous System for Trauma Relief