"I was acting as if I had been traumatised, but I hadn't. My parents were loving." So what happened here?
Sonya Renee Taylor speaks of the system of oppression that profit from self-hatred, and offers an alternative: radical self-love to heal body shame, in ourselves and the world.
How come our body and the external world do not feel safe, and how can we still learn to quieten down when yoga and meditation won't do it?
I started this blog because my friend told me hers helped her gather her thoughts. I wrote about philosophy, filmmaking, poetry and most of all, childhood trauma. But what do I want to say in my writing?The more I wrote, the more I realised that I could use my vast research on trauma recovery to... Continue Reading →
It's 7:30 at night, and this all too familiar unease sets in again. A restlessness, a feeling that whatever it is, I'm not doing what I'm supposed to be doing. Yet I stay slouched on the couch. And that's where somatic experiencing comes in. Over the years, I've turned from an avid novel-reader to an... Continue Reading →