Having a trauma informed approach to working with adverse life events is critically important. When working with life traumas, many considerations must be evaluated, with slow and gentle always at the core. In this video with EFT International Master Trainers of Trainers, Alina Frank and Craig Weiner, directors of the EFT Tapping Training Institute, discuss… Read More »
When you begin to talk to a stranger about EFT tapping, do you find yourself bracing for a skeptical response? Do you find yourself wishing that EFT was more accepted by the academics and influencers? Do you sometimes observe yourself feeling somewhat apologetic or trying to justify your enthusiasm for tapping? Do you feel like… Read More »
I often ask EFT practitioners if they believe that they provide a safe space for their clients. The answer is always yes. Hmmmm. I imagine this response would be the same no matter what healing professional I asked. This overwhelmingly positive response puzzles me because I also hear from clients and students who tell me… Read More »
An exciting new research study was just published by a collaboration of scientists that has identified a 10 day window of time that exists immediately after a traumatic event before significant neuron and synaptic changes happen that can turn a single trauma into an event that can alter a lifetime and potentially even lead to… Read More »
new study released this week suggests a significant connection between childhood trauma and cellular aging. The length of chromosomal end-caps, called telomeres, are increasingly being found to be related to increased risk of disease and shorter lifespans and were found to be in this study most likely to be affected by the predominance of childhood emotional trauma.
“The science is clear: ACEs dramatically affects health, across a lifespan…That’s where the hope lies…This is treatable. This is beatable…The single most important thing that we need today is the COURAGE to look this problem in the face: This is Real. This is ALL of us. WE are the movement.”
“The vast reservoir of our unconscious appears to hold not only OUR (my emphasis) traumatic memories, but also the unresolved traumatic experiences of our ancestors.” A book review of It Didn’t Start With You; How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle” by Mark Wolynn.
When we are born we are hard-wired to connect with our caregivers. Human beings mature slowly, our brains learn through social interaction and we are dependent upon our parents for our survival longer than any other mammal. When those connections, also known as attachment styles, are strong, the result is a more emotionally, psychological and physically healthy adult complete with a strong sense of self. However, when that fails to be the case, it commonly leads to poor health, fragile egos, and beliefs of not being enough or that the world is unsafe.
For further reading and information on the ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences study, click HERE To get your ACEs score, give yourself one point for each yes you answer to the questions below. Before your 18th birthday, did a parent or other adult in the household often or very often… swear at you, insult you, put… Read More »