INNER ALCHEMY | karen johnson

Tag: Wellness

Kindness and Compassion Expands Consciousness

  Kindness finds us and instantly can light us up. A simple remark.  Sometimes even a metaphoric wink can shake us out of a darker place. A smile can bring us a little relief and a breath we didn’t realize was there. It reminds us that we are okay, even when things feel all wrong or […]

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.