What is STRESS? How to move beyond managing it, to resolving it!

The Body-Mind Connection: Level One Most of us are familiar with “The Stress Response”. This is the automatic biological reaction that occurs when we perceive a threat to our safety. The perception of danger stimulates a neurological response in the brain which in turn stimulates the release of hormones that travel to other organs in…

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The Structural / Postural Level of the Body Mind Connection: How Your Body Postures the Stories of Your Life

Alexander Lowen, the father of a powerful body-oriented psychotherapy called Bioenergetics said that: …energy is involved in all the processes of life-in moving, feeling and thinking-and …these processes would come to a stop if the supply of energy to the organism were seriously interrupted. We understand scientifically that all body movements, from the gross to…

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Are we in a “new” age of healthcare or back where we started?

The Holistic perspective on Health: revolutionary idea or ancient philosophy? We are in a very exciting time in the evolution of Western medicine. Since its birth in the Renaissance era, the field of modern science has taught us about our world and in many ways given us the lives we know today. Medical science and…

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The Bodymind Principle™

The Bodymind Principle™: Understanding how the body-mind connection really works so you can use it to break through stubborn health and emotional challenges, and enhance your ability to heal your life.  A series of articles over the next 6 months. The notion that you can enhance your physical health and healing by addressing your mental…

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Your Personal Bodymind Posture: Help and Hindrance

Have you ever noticed that you can tell a lot about a person’s mood, attitude, and even personality just by observing their body? Let’s talk first about mood and the body. A depressed person can look like their overall energy, or life force is literally “de-pressed”; pressed down. They may have a sunken or collapsed…

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The Trap of Wanting to Feel Good

“Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.” ~ David Boorstein Now there’s nothing wrong with wanting to feel good; who wouldn’t rather feel happy than sad, loving rather than angry, peaceful rather than anxious and confident rather than afraid? The problem is that when you do…

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