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Pixar’s Animated Movie: Inside Out

  The vibrant Internal Family Systems community organized a pre-screening of Pixar’s animated movie Inside Out which was great fun to see with colleagues.  Set in the mind of an 11 year old girl Inside Out explores  the voices in our heads. It’s based on part on the research of Paul Ekman on emotions.  Delightful, touching — […]

Attach and Give Your Brain a Break – Jon Allen

Complex as they may be, the gist of the findings is elegant and important: the more the woman was on her own while she was feeling threatened, the greater the number of brain areas showing elevated activity. The brain was least active when the woman was holding her husband’s hand and most active when she had no hand to hold. Moreover, even though all couples had a good relationship, the women who were in a less satisfying relationship showed more elevated brain activity when holding their husband’s hand than those who were in a more satisfying relationship.

Personal growth follows trauma for most soldiers – research

“Personal growth follows trauma for most soldiers.” April 27th, 2015. http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-04-personal-growth-trauma-soldiers.html   More than half of soldiers who experience trauma also report strong psychological benefits, such as stronger intimate relationships, spiritual growth, and a greater appreciation of life because of their difficult experiences. However, this “post-traumatic growth” effect can fade over time and may elude […]

Hedgehog and Turblence: Steady steps toward a better life

Illustration by T. who wrote one of the emails below describing what’s in the image. Can you find the Hedgehog?  Where’s the hedgehog!!!! With gratitude I acknowledge all the people in the Becoming Safely Embodied™ course. Everyone’s questions and comments helped me to think more deeply about the material. I continue to be awed at […]

The Importance of Naming Your Emotions – NYT article

Life@Work article reposted from The New York Times, April 3, 2015  by Tony Schwartz  “How are you feeling?” Those are the four deceptively simple words with which my colleagues and I regularly begin our meetings and our training sessions at other organizations. People ask the question to each other, one at a time. We don’t mean, “How […]

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