Episode 114: Does Everyone Have Trauma?

Episode 114: Does Everyone Have Trauma?

The most frequent question I get is “What is trauma?” The next most common question I get (after I explain trauma) is “So… does everyone have trauma?”The answer I give is “Most likely, yes. But not everyone needs to resolve their...
Episode 113: Why You Don’t or Can’t Speak Up

Episode 113: Why You Don’t or Can’t Speak Up

Many of you struggle to speak your mind. I find this is an element of the freeze response, so please don’t feel guilt or shame about it. In this episode, we review nervous system states and talk specifically about the freeze response and why we find it difficult...
Episode 108: The Phases of Trauma Response

Episode 108: The Phases of Trauma Response

Understand the phases of trauma response to know when something is trauma versus when it’s simply emotionally charged. Start tracking your own nervous system to begin truly healing. Frequently Asked Question about Trauma I often get asked how to know the...
Episode 104: Trauma is Physical

Episode 104: Trauma is Physical

When we truly understand that trauma is PHYSICAL, and not just some airy-fairy idea that isn’t tangible, we can do something about it. Specifically, we can support ourselves physically. In this episode, I talk about several ways to consider supporting yourself...