INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

Tag: Somatic Trauma Resolution

Conscious Awareness of Presence and Breath

When we are present there is a feeling of aliveness and stillness within.  Of course, it is possible to be present and still active but this normally takes practice to develop the capacity to hold it.

Power and Consciousness of Words

Words hold a vibratory force. All speech, especially infused with strong emotion, creates waves of energy that radiate through our bodies and into the world and creates the atmosphere we live in.

Language is transformative and has the power to change the atmosphere causing joy or pain; creating an atmosphere of kindness or cruelty; truth or deception.  The pain we cause ourselves and each other would be avoided if we were more discriminating about what we say

Somatic Experiencing… Healing Early Imprints and Developmental Trauma

A result of situations that overwhelm our capacity to defend ourselves and we feel powerless.  It is anything that threatens our physical, emotional, social, or spiritual existence. Often unseen, ignored and misinterpreted.  We identify trauma as war, natural disasters, violence, neglect, abandonment, and physical or sexual abuse… we need to expand our definition.  What determines whether something is traumatic is the person’s experience.