domestic violence

How To Modify Your Home As A Domestic Violence Survivor

By Nora Hood Domestic violence in the U.S. is considered somewhat of an epidemic. To give those words more meaning, consider this startling statistic: During the period of 2001 and 2012, 6,488 American troops were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq, but 11,766 women were murdered by an
Elizabeth Haberer Thrive Trauma Informed Yoga

Thrive Trauma Informed Yoga

Self-Care Houston, Episode 7: Elizabeth Haberer joins Jennifer in a conversation about Thrive Trauma Informed Yoga. Trauma Informed Yoga
trauma counseling

Abusive Relationships

Self-Care Houston, Episode 4: Chau Nguyen joins Jennifer in a conversation about abusive relationships, important resources and self-care. Chau is a social worker
Emotional Freedom Tapping

Emotional Freedom Tapping

Emotional Freedom Tapping, or EFT, is very easy to learn, and will help you: Alleviate Negative Emotions Reduce Food Cravings Reduce or Eliminate Pain And Implement Positive Goals
Shame Resilience

Shame Resilience

Shame is an intensely painful experience that impacts our sense of self and our relationships. Shame is the experience that there is something deeply wrong with me and there is no way
HeartMob

HeartMob Resource for Online Harassment and Abuse

HeartMob provides support for those targeted by online abuse. HeartMob connects people so that they can support and encourage those suffering from online attacks. If you or someone you know is experiencing online harassment, you do not have to face online harassment alone. Invite your friends, family, or other
Domestic Violence

Are You or Someone You Know In An Abusive Relationship?

Is My Relationship Abusive? For those that wonder if a relationship is destructive, Leslie Vernick created an “Emotionally Destructive Relationship Quiz” to help create some
Lightstream

Lightstream Meditation

The light stream is a relaxation meditation used to calm distressing sensations in the body. It is also a body scan that allows you to be compassionate and mindful of what you are experiencing and feeling in this present moment. This is an adaptation of Francine Shapiro’s original Light Stream.
trauma

Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma

In the recent podcast, “How Trauma Lodges in the Body,” Krista Tippet interviews Bessel van der Kolk about how the body restores and heals from trauma. Excerpt from interview, “How Trauma Lodges in the Body:” “The psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk is an
EMDR Anxiety and Trauma

What Is EMDR?

What is EMDR? The mind can often heal itself naturally, in the same way as the body does. Much of this natural coping mechanism occurs during sleep, particularly during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Francine Shapiro developed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Light Stream

Light Stream

The light stream is a relaxation meditation used to calm distressing sensations in the body. It is also a body scan that allows you to be compassionate and mindful of what you are experiencing and feeling in this present moment. This is an adaptation of Francine Shapiro’s original Light Stream.