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How Trauma Affects Your Body & Mind

“If you have experienced a trauma it can be like having stared directly at the sun. Even after you look away the glare seems everywhere and prevents you from seeing things clearly. It can keep you from even opening your eyes at all for a while…” Rosenbloom & William, 1999, p.6 The Headington Institute in…

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LA Times: Healing Sgt Warren

“He isn’t sure he will return for another session with Schulte. Then he thinks: What’s the alternative? Pills, pot, blackout drinking. A lifetime of hiding in his darkened apartment?” An engrossing, but difficult story well done by Christopher Goffard in the LA Times about the on-going healing process of Sgt Jonathan Warren. Though the process…

Chemical: Kevlar

Marine Corps Times: Yoga, MMA combined, “Kevlar” for The Brain

Our comment;  We’d love more information, and since the author is a board certified psychologist who served 2 tours in Iraq, perhaps he’ll be able to get some studies funded, and discover why these two modalities when combined seem to work. What’s the routine? How long? What’s the longterm outcome? We’re hopeful more research will…

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Free: Learn best practices for teaching yoga to veterans

Connected Warriors has turned out to be the sprinting leader in helping certified yoga teachers gain the skill set to learn the best practices for teaching yoga for veterans.  Thanks to an energetic and visionary group of founding veterans,  board of directors and supporters, they fundraise enough to be able to offer this  1-day course…

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Invisible and Unnoticed

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