This is what I want for you – to know deep inside that you are returning back to the center of your soul. That you are guided from within. But, for many of us, our developmental need as a child went unmet. Every child on the planet should have people outside them to help them […]
I’m thrilled to share a recent book review by an Australian magazine, PsychCritics about my new book Attachment-Based Yoga & Meditation for Trauma Recovery. The review positioned the book against other trauma theorists van der Kolk, Chu, Herman, and Ogden and say I’m making a major contribution. Here’s the highlights from the review: “if […]
I Need your Input on Building Community The end of the year can be a season of disruption, confusion, and overwhelm. It can be hard on us. At the same time I’m watching people in the Becoming Safely Embodied Online Skills Course build community and connection with each other. I want that for everyone! Research […]
Becoming Safely Embodied Online Skills Course Registration ends soon! Click here to find out more information and to register The Becoming Safely Embodied Skills are designed to help you organize what’s confusing and disorienting so you can live a more satisfying and fulfilling life. Each one of the BSE Skills were created to help calm […]
Ever hear yourself say, “It shouldn’t be like this?” Our protest takes all kinds of forms. We complain. Criticize. Judge. Blame. You might even have a unique variation. This video looks at how our protest can actually help us heal our lives. Watch the video to find out how.
Thank you. It’s been remarkable to hear how people have resonated with my new book Attachment-Based Yoga & Meditation for Trauma Recovery. I’m still shaking my head in surprise while learning to breathe in the goodness (thanks for teaching me how to take it in a little bit more!) A few people have asked for […]
In the last newsletter I wrote about the negativity bias. Today I want to expand on that, using Rick Hanson’s HEAL Process. I wanted to share some of what I learned from the Harvard Conference on Meditation and Psychotherapy I spoke at two weekends ago. In order to learn we need to actively cultivate two […]
To read more review, see a preview of the chapters, and listen to Deirdre read an excerpt from the Introduction click here
Dr. Edward Adams talks about how to elicit men’s compassion towards themselves and others. I met Ed Adams at a Compassion Focused Therapy workshop led by Paul Gilbert. This post was previously published in the Good Men Project. Post reprinted with permission from Edward Adams. Ben was a wounded man. His wife divorced him to marry […]
Simple, easy to understand video on emotions, how they get warped, and how you can learn to trust them.