Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness

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Sounds True #ad - Reclaim your body. Dr. Dr. Just as we can open a fist to reveal a hand, our unbound, unconstructed being can emerge from our pain and breathe again. Dr. Just as an open hand is hidden within a fist, with its innate capacities for happiness, our true nature, and wisdom, love, is hidden within our pain and numbness.

These are the gifts of utilizing the power of fundamental consciousness―a subtle field of awareness that lies within each of us. They are frozen moments of our past. Trauma and the unbound body explains how and why the body constricts in response to trauma, causing physical and emotional pain. Judith blackstone, Trauma and the Unbound Body Heal trauma.

Judith blackstone explores how we can resolve the mental, physical, and emotional struggles of trauma through the power of fundamental consciousness. Blackstone discusses: ? the five main purposes for bodily constriction―and how to release them to return to wholeness ? How to inhabit the body as fundamental consciousness to liberate trauma-based constrictions ? The Realization Process―a meditative practice for embodied spiritual awakening ? Discovering the unified ground of being within the body that enables lasting change.

Trauma and the Unbound Body: The Healing Power of Fundamental Consciousness #ad - She writes, "all of the constrictions in our fascia the connective tissue surrounding muscles and organs are moments of our past that we have stopped in their tracks and held in that way, unconsciously. In trauma and the Unbound Body, Dr. Live with wholeness. Blackstone weaves her 30-plus years of psychotherapy practice to present a simple yet revolutionary approach to healing trauma.

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Belonging Here: A Guide for the Spiritually Sensitive Person

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Sounds True #ad - Join this pioneering teacher to explore five of the most common challenges of the spiritually sensitive, along with exercises and meditations for living mindfully and compassionately with each, including:Thin Skin―how to create strong but permeable boundaries between ourselves and the external environment• Landing on Earth―staying grounded within the whole of one's body by mending inner fragmentation• Hearing the Cries of the World―how to open to our own joy even as we respond to the suffering in the world around us• Shape Shifters―removing the protective masks of the false personality• The Stranger―how to make the return from self-exile to self-acceptanceYou can live authentically in a world that once seemed alien.

Clear insight. These are just some of the talents of the “spiritually sensitive” person―yet these apparent blessings can often become a source of loneliness, self-doubt, and limitation. Profound empathy. A gift for healing. You can come home at last, with Belonging Here. Used book in Good Condition. Belonging here is a lifesaving book that shows how our spiritual gifts become entryways into both the depths of human connection and our innermost selves.

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The Enlightenment Process: A Guide to Embodied Spiritual Awakening Revised and Expanded

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Paragon House #ad - This revised and expanded version of The Enlightenment Process is an invaluable guide that will lead readers in navigating the confusing or conflicting teachings on enlightenment. Used book in Good Condition. Her lifetime of experience in depth-psychology, bodywork, and Kundalini yoga gives this book a distinctive authority and clarity.

It also explains how we uncover our authentic selfhood and embodiment at the same time as we arrive at our spiritual oneness with other people, the world, and cosmos. Using a set of simple but effective meditational and physical exercises for "subtle self" work, Judith Blackstone clearly and expertly indicates the way in which we can deepen our spiritual awareness, develop our capacity for contact with other people, and reconnect with the world.

The Enlightenment Process: A Guide to Embodied Spiritual Awakening Revised and Expanded #ad - The enlightenment process describes the process of enlightenment as the gradual realization of our most subtle dimension of unified, all-pervasive consciousness. Anyone who has already started on the spiritual path or has a background in psychotherapy will be able to appreciate The Enlightenment Process more fully as it is a significant contribution to our understanding of the more advanced stages of personal growth.

It does this by giving a more comprehensive description of the enlightened state. Included in the book are 18 practical exercises that will assist readers on this path to self-awareness.

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The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life

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Sounds True #ad - Discover a refreshingly different form of mindfulness to access natural wisdom, compassion, and joy "In this groundbreaking guidebook, Loch Kelly offers contemporary versions of ancient practices . By making a small initial effort of "unhooking" awareness from chattering thoughts, you can begin the journey home.

Here you will learn:how to shift out of thought and into your awake, loving naturethe different approaches of effortless mindfulness and deliberate mindfulnessUnique methods to liberate difficult mental and emotional statesMindful glimpses micro-meditations that can be done at any time with eyes openA contemporary version of ancient methods to navigate your consciousnessEffective practices drawn from ancient wisdom, contemporary neuroscience, compassionate flowHow to avoid the pitfalls to embodying awakeningThis reader-friendly guide is filled with innovative practices designed to give you small glimpses of your awake, and psychotherapyHow to make the "you-turn" from small self to no-self to true SelfThe Five Foundations of Effortless MindfulnessHow to learn to return and train to remain in an awake, loving nature.

The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life #ad - The way of effortless mindfulness shows that awakening is not only possible, but is also available in the midst of your daily life. Effortless mindfulness immediately introduces you to your awake, loving nature. Whether you're an experienced meditator or are new to mindfulness practice,  The Way of Effortless Mindfulness offers a new and effective approach to awakening and healing.

Loch teaches "effortless mindfulness, " an advanced yet simple form of mindfulness that can liberate the deepest levels of suffering. That can liberate our lives with meaning, connection, and clarity.

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The Most Important Thing: Discovering Truth at the Heart of Life

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Sounds True #ad - From esteemed teacher adyashanti, a collection of writings on the search for the ultimate reality beneath the narrative of our lives"Our inner lives are every bit as astonishing, baffling, and mysterious as the infinite vastness of the cosmos. Adyashanti we all define our lives through the lens of stories.

And yet, " teaches Adyashanti, "the truth is bigger than any concept or story. Drawn from intimate, deep-dive talks, The Most Important Thing presents writings devoted to the search for the ultimate reality of a self that exists beyond the bounds of storytelling. Whether we see ourselves as heroes or victims, good people or bad, everyone lives according to interwoven strands of narrative.

The Most Important Thing: Discovering Truth at the Heart of Life #ad - Here you will find vivid anecdotes and teaching stories that illuminate the felt experience of Adyashanti’s teachings―those moments of grace in which every stone, ray of light, tree, and fraught silence reveal that none of us is alone and no one is ever truly isolated from the whole of existence.

. Used book in Good Condition. These selections consider:exploration of the true meaning of birth, sadness, adyashanti shows you how to look past your personal narratives, and uncertainty• embodying your innate and inextricable connection with the total environment• The nature of ego and the ways it manifests• The moments of grace upon which all great religions pivotWhat is the story of your life? Is it happy or adventurous? Sad or lonely? In The Most Important Thing, delve inward, and death• Why grace can arrive both through struggle and as an unexpected gift• Meditation as the art of "listening with one’s entire being"• Why a good question can be far more powerful than a concrete answer• How the things you choose to serve shape your life• Discovering the wisdom found in surprise, life, and connect with the truths that fundamentally animate all of us.

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Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for Presence, Empowerment, and Waking Up in This Life

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Shambhala #ad - As a foundation for a contemplative life, the body can both literally and metaphorically help us wake up. Breathing, and yet, sensing, and moving—the ways we know our body—carry tremendous contemplative potential, we so often move through our days unaware of or in conflict with our physical selves.

Used book in Good Condition. In bodyfulness, renowned somatic counselor Christine Caldwell offers a practical guide for living an embodied contemplative life, embracing whatever body we are in. Bodyfulness inspires us to reclaim a body-centered contemplative life and challenges us to harness our potential to effect social and personal transformation in this body now.

Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for Presence, Empowerment, and Waking Up in This Life #ad - Each chapter offers insights and practices that help us recover our lost physical wisdom—to integrate our bodies with mindfulness, to deal with emotions, and to develop attuned relationships.

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The Tao of Trauma: A Practitioner's Guide for Integrating Five Element Theory and Trauma Treatment

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Using concepts from acupuncture and asian medicine aam, emotional presentations, they describe common physical symptoms, alongside descriptions of the threat response from Western bio-behavioral science, and paths for healing for five survivor "types" detailed by the authors and correlated to the Five Elements of AAM.

. Explains trauma using a combination of the five Elements from Traditional Chinese Medicine and a touch perspective; for practitioners of a variety of modalities, including acupuncturists, somatic therapists, massage therapists, and mental health providers. Combining eastern and western trauma physiology, mental health providers, medical practitioners, clinician-educators Alaine Duncan and Kathy Kain introduce a new map for acupuncturists, and body-oriented clinicians to help restore balance in their patients.

The Tao of Trauma: A Practitioner's Guide for Integrating Five Element Theory and Trauma Treatment #ad - This ancient/modern integrative lens illuminates the diverse manifestations of traumatic stress in its survivors--chronic pain, autoimmune illness, insomnia, metabolic problems, and mental health disorders--and brings new hope to survivors of trauma and those who treat them.

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The Intimate Life: Awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others

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Sounds True #ad - Here is a transformational guide to becoming “lovers of life” and experiencing the full potential of our intimate relationships. The intimate life: awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others. In the intimate life, this innovative teacher and psychotherapist shares 17 relational practices from her unique approach to embodied spiritual awakening known as the Realization Process.

Her teachings are lucid, phd, and wise―this book is a gem!”―tara brach, author of Radical Acceptance“With grace and profound insight, powerful, Judith Blackstone presents wise guidance on how we can more genuinely connect with and recognize the luminous depth of each other―and the world. Marci shimoff, and physical contact―the three main pathways of interpersonal connection• the spiritual essence of sexuality―spiritual exercises that apply unified consciousness to sexuality to enhance pleasure, New York Times bestselling author, emotion, Love for No Reason and Happy for No Reason Attuning to Unified Consciousness―how to let go of our conditioned perceptions and behaviors to foster spiritual maturation• Overcoming boundary problems―how to embrace the paradox of oneness and separateness• Awareness, liberate the body’s subtle energy, and moreTo genuinely love other people is one of the central ideals in every spiritual tradition.

The Intimate Life: Awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. In the intimate life, judith blackstone guides us in how to release resistance to authentic contact and how to realize our inherent oneness with all beings. This is a book about making contact―with yourself, your partner, and everything around you―at the deepest level possible.

Offered to help us relate “core to core” with compassion, understanding, and joy, The Intimate Life explores:“Our spirituality flowers as we bring love alive in our lives.

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The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - With clear explanations of the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory, this complex theory is translated into clinician and client-friendly language. Used book in Good Condition. The intimate life: awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others. Through exercises that have been specifically created to engage the regulating capacities of the ventral vagal system, therapists are given tools to help clients reshape their autonomic nervous systems.

Adding a polyvagal perspective to clinical practice draws the autonomic nervous system directly into the work of therapy, build capacities for regulation, helping clients re-pattern their nervous systems, and create autonomic pathways of safety and connection. Using a unique autonomic mapping process along with worksheets designed to effectively track autonomic response patterns, this book presents practical ways to work with clients' experiences of connection.

The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology #ad - The polyvagal theory presented in client-friendly language. This book offers therapists an integrated approach to adding a polyvagal foundation to their work with clients. With chapters that build confidence in understanding Polyvagal Theory, chapters that introduce worksheets for mapping, and practices for re-patterning, as well as a series of autonomic meditations, tracking, this book offers therapists a guide to practicing polyvagal-informed therapy.

The polyvagal theory in therapy is essential reading for therapists who work with trauma and those who seek an easy and accessible way of understanding the significance that Polyvagal Theory has to clinical work.

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Bringing Your Shadow Out of the Dark: Breaking Free from the Hidden Forces That Drive You

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Sounds True #ad - For others, pain or fear. Our shadow contains our unfaced conditioning. It holds the feelings and beliefs that we are most ashamed of or cannot accept about ourselves. In this book you’ll discover: • the nature of our shadow and how to optimally work with it―exploring our conditioning and core shadow elements, self-sabotage, and other matters deeply influenced by our shadow • Why turning toward our pain is an essential part of shadow work―making wise use of our pain • Collective shadow domains we share with family, or nation―bringing them and their associated traumas into the light When we uncover and work in-depth with our shadow, political party, aggression, social groups, and spirituality • How to work with the child within, death, including in the domains of shame, addiction, resistance, narcissism, fear, sexuality, dreams, we free ourselves from its control and gain the opportunity to put its contents to work for us instead of allowing them to work against us.

Bringing your shadow out of the dark shows us how to navigate the full terrain of our emotions, needs, drives, and depths of who we are. For some, it may contain unacknowledged anger or grief. With depth and clarity, he illuminates the process of meeting our shadow in beneficial ways, and how we can embody a more complete and life-giving experience of who we are.

Bringing Your Shadow Out of the Dark: Breaking Free from the Hidden Forces That Drive You #ad - The intimate life: awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others. Our shadow, " teaches robert augustus masters, "is our internal storehouse for the parts of us that we’ve disowned or rejected, or are otherwise keeping in the dark. Everyone has a shadow, but all too many of us are unaware of it.

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Autonomic Nervous System Table: Laminated Card

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Version of the autonomic nervous System table that appears in Babette Rothschild's The Body Remembers, Volume 2. Used book in Good Condition. A full-color desk reference depicting the states of arousal in the Autonomic Nervous System. Delivered in a clear and comprehensive visual format,  The Autonomic Nervous System Table by Babette Rothschild has been a widely adopted as a trusted resource for therapists and clients in the assessment and monitoring of arousal states during therapeutic sessions.

Available as a laminated card and as a wall poster, this chart was created as a visual accompaniment to Rothschild's newest book,  The Body Remembers Volume 2: Revolutionizing Trauma Treatment. This product is a laminated 8-1/2 in. X 14 in. The intimate life: awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others.

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