Women spend more of their lives in poor health and with degrees of disability (the “health span” rather than the “life span”). A woman will spend an average of nine years in poor health, which affects her ability to be present and/or productive at home, in the workforce, and in the community and reduces her earning potential.
How personal trauma impacts your organization’s workplace environment – and what you can do about it
In exploring the profound impact of personal trauma within organizational settings, this article delves into strategies that foster resilience and compassion. Discover actionable insights to create a supportive workplace environment
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Companies simply want low absenteeism rates. My boss kept contacting me continuously. However, it's important to pay attention to the type of employee you're dealing with. I was a very hard worker and never called in sick. So, when I say that it's really not going well, you should take that seriously.
There are five main concepts in somatic psychotherapy and taken together, they provide a great understanding of why, perhaps, many of us struggle to move through trauma. Bodymind This concept is fundamental to somatic psychology and states that all [...]
By Bronwen Firth Esther van der Sande is a somatic neuro-psychotherapist (MA), yoga and trauma therapist, TCTSY-facilitator, and a faculty member at the Centre for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI Boston and trainer & supervisor of the Certification Program [...]
Curing Illness by Focusing on Trauma Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. The pervasive trauma of adverse childhood experiences are experienced by two thirds of the US population and are a direct cause of [...]
When you think of depression, you probably think of it as a mental illness, but the truth is some of the most devastating effects of depression are physical. On the other hand, you may have experienced years of physical [...]
Yoga has been found to be an effective posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment for a variety of trauma survivors, including females with chronic PTSD. To read more please click on the link: Effectiveness of an Extended Yoga Treatment [...]
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of practising yoga and its role within processes of healing for adult women with complex trauma histories. Using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, data were analyzed from interviews with 39 women. [...]