What Causes Depression, and What Can Help?

Depression is a collapse of the nervous system, when we are so deprived of life-energy we cannot sustain participation in life. Neuroscience and resonant language can help us understand the latest research about what causes depression, and what can help.

Understanding poly-vagal theory, emotional circuitry, and the nervous system state changes that are part of depression helps us look at our brains and say: of course!

Interventions for depression include time-traveling with empathy for aloneness; freeing the seeking circuit to do it’s job; learning self-warmth and needs-based meditation, healing ancestral trauma, discovering and releasing unconscious contracts, detoxing the critical default mode network, and balancing the endocannabinoid system.

What is self-resonance (and why does it matter?)

What is self-resonance (and why does it matter?)

We are given a sense that we make sense (or not) by our mothering people in a key phase of attachment bonding that occurs between 0 and 4 months old. We can use self-resonance to re-pattern attachment disruptions that may have occurred, and build a healthy secure...

How to Heal Trauma: Time-Traveling with Resonance

How to Heal Trauma: Time-Traveling with Resonance

Bringing resonance and accompaniment back to our wounded selves is the key to healing brains that have been fragmented by traumatic experience. This is called many names, for example: CRM Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM)®  I call it the Time Traveling with Resonance...

How to Befriend and Heal Your Inner Critic

How to Befriend and Heal Your Inner Critic

Healing our inner voice begins with understanding what it wants. I recently appeared on Dr. Trevor Blattner's podcast, The Top 1%, where we spoke about how to use mindfulness, meditation, and resonant language to heal and reclaim access to our brains for purpose and...

Why Joy and Play are Hard to Access (and What To Do About It)

Why Joy and Play are Hard to Access (and What To Do About It)

Joy and the PLAY circuit are the most vulnerable emotional circuitry we have as humans. Our capacity to experience joy is especially vulnerable to the ways in which we have experienced feeling unsafe, unaccompanied, or not having a sense of mattering to those around...

How To Heal Guilt and Shame with Resonance

How To Heal Guilt and Shame with Resonance

What can neuroscience bring us about how to heal guilt and shame, and practice radical self-acceptance, in the context of the world we live in where to be alive is inherently compromising the lives of others?

How trauma leads to depression and how to heal

How trauma leads to depression and how to heal

We know from the insights of relational neuroscience that permanent shifts and healing change are created when we meet ourselves with warmth, not shame or force. Healing depression starts with self-warmth. Here’s how.

How to Work with Depression

How to Work with Depression

Some of you know, but perhaps many don't, that I spent most of my early and adult life smothered by chronic, unwavering, deeply immobilizing depression. My brain attacked me like Edward Scizzorhands, using sharp, weaponized words and criticisms that crushed me into...

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Developing Your Resonant Self, One Meditation at a Time

 

Language is the starting point for the movement towards self-warmth.

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Learn How Resonant Language Can Change and Heal Your Brain

Right-hemispheric language calms our limbic system and transforms the way our brains approach stress

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Learn the Foundational Concepts of Your Resonant Self in a Weekly Book Study Group

 

Once per year, I lead a live weekly study group to learn the foundational concepts of YRS.

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Become a Certified Practitioner of Resonant Healing

 

This program is current full as the first cohort moves through the certification path.

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Breaking free from trauma begins with dissolving unconscious contracts

 

Download the Your Resonant Self Workbook guided meditations and introduction chapter to learn how to release unconscious contracts and stop self-sabotage!

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Join Sarah on May 25th for a live book launch event, featuring an unconscious contracts process and a sneak peek into the Your Resonant Self Workbook

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Meet Your Resonating Self-witnessfor a new level of self-warmth, understanding and gentleness

 

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