Trauma and How Your Breath Impacts Your Nervous System

Trauma is physiological. It is a highly activated incomplete biological response (fight, flight, freeze). Anxiety signals that your nervous system is lacking safety and we constrict. This impacts our nervous system, muscles and tissues.  Constriction in the body...

Trauma and Noise

  Have you ever noticed that when you are distressed you don’t hear properly and can easily misinterpret someone’s tone of voice? Or you become more sensitive to certain sounds or noise? Or you may startle more easily when you hear a noise?Did you know...

Part 2 ~ How to Set Boundaries in Practical Ways

  There is a need for a range of different types of boundaries in your life, because they apply in various mind, body, and soul human experiences.   Physical Boundaries This includes recognising and talking about your own self-care needs (what you eat, how...

Part 1 ~ What are Boundaries and why do I need them?

Boundaries are an essential part of the trauma recovery process, because they increase our feelings of safety and self-worth. Difficulty with setting boundaries can occur if in childhood we weren’t given the chance to express ourselves, or we followed the...