Power, Privilege and Systems of Oppression

How do we make collective changes to heal traumatized brains, to serve social justice and collective liberation?

What is the connection between interpersonal neurobiology, trauma healing, and creating emancipatory spaces for bridge building and healing?

Below are some resources that begin to apply what we know about how individuals’ brains are impacted by trauma to systemic patterns of oppression and injustice, in order to serve peace, collective well-being and trauma healing at a planetary level.

Understanding Systemic and Collective Trauma

Understanding Systemic and Collective Trauma

Once we understand how individual nervous systems respond to trauma, we can apply those understandings to larger bodies (family systems, cultural systems, political systems).   When we allow ourselves to zoom out and think systemically, we can take steps toward...

Reclaiming our Bodies from Patriarchy and Inner Oppression

Reclaiming our Bodies from Patriarchy and Inner Oppression

I spoke recently with Kris Steinnes on her Voices of Women podcast about patriarchy and the inner oppression we experience as we are socialized into systems of western culture. Patriarchy is not something that only impacts women. In cultures where patriarchy is the...

White Supremacy, Shame and Unconscious Contracts

White Supremacy, Shame and Unconscious Contracts

We believe we enter into healing our trauma as individuals. But trauma is not individual, it is collective. Similarly, our healing is collective. As a part of my work healing trauma, I speak about both the personal and the systemic.We are living in strange times....

The Neuroscience of Privilege, Power and Status

The Neuroscience of Privilege, Power and Status

Understanding how our brains operate in relation to power, privilege and status is important if we wish to build a world that works for all. This article gives an overview of the brain tendencies we have in relationship to groups, and provides remedies to counteract the automatic labor-saving devices of our human brains (which often prevent us from seeing the fullness of others, and our own, humanity).

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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

Fill out the form below to receive my free Resonant Language webinar to learn how and why the language we use can activate neuroplastic healing and change from even our most traumatic events.

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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.

Fill out the form below to learn more and be notified when we open re-open new certificate applications in 2021! 

 

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