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Ashley Zimmerman on Bodies & Trauma Informed Yoga

Ashley Zimmerman on Bodies & Trauma Informed Yoga

Bodies are complex, yet courageous healers; bearing the stories which are yet to be revealed. Bodies wear scars like badges of honor, marking resilience and mastery. The truth of what you’ve endured is woven in the fabric of your being.

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Conner Cress on Naming Harm & Renaming our Stories

Conner Cress on Naming Harm & Renaming our Stories

It’s easy to think of “relationship” as the connection between “another person and I,” or maybe “God and I.” But we often forget our relationship to self. Often this is due to lies spoken over us in the past by caregivers and loved ones

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Dr. Kristie Williams, Silence, Grief, & A Space for Voice

Dr. Kristie Williams, Silence, Grief, & A Space for Voice

In instances of domestic violence and abuse, silence can deaden or harden the heart of the survivor. The survivor may no longer trust themselves or allow themselves a space for relationship. They may become hyper-vigilant, fearing the possibility of ever having or maintaining safe connections. 

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Bethany Hiser on Soul Care

Bethany Hiser on Soul Care

At least in popular culture, self-care seems to mean pampering or other activities that we need to add to our lives. In contrast, I see soul care as a deep tuning in and tending to our whole self. It is not necessarily adding activities but reorienting our lives and listening to what our body needs.

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