PTSD Healing Thought of the Week: Help your body find as much peace as your mind

When it comes to trauma, we all know ‘the body remembers.’ So, in your recovery, what are you doing to help¬†your body find as much peace as your mind?PTSD, Healing, Healing thought of the week

In my PTSD recovery, I incorporated dance. It started out as just a crazy idea that I wanted to feel joy and so I decided to access that potential in myself by learning to dance.

But then, an interesting thing happened: I reconnected to my body through learning the movements, the expression of sound and the collaboration that had to occur in order for me to dance at all.

Slowly, gently, I reforged a connection between my body and my mind.

How connected are you to your body? What can you do to enhance that connection so that your recovery goes deep into both the physical and emotional aspects of who you are?

To read more about my dance quest and the results Рplus how I continue to use this practice even today - click here.

To read about¬†how massage can help relieve symptoms of PTSD, click here. And finally, here’s a piece about¬†Neuro-Sensory Reflex Integration, a process to help rewire the mind/body connection.

You have enormous healing potential. The goal is learning to access it.

Dig deep. You can do this. I believe in you!

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