Still Beloved ~ Reclaiming the Soul After Trauma
Victoria McGee, M.A.
“Happiness lies not in finding what is missing, but in finding what is present.” ~ Tara Brach As we all deal with a global pandemic in our own individual ways, one fundamental seems to bother us the most — a loss of freedom. We are constricted in our work, our play, even within our families … Continue reading Four Choices We Have Right Now
“The fact is, that we are being breathed.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn The breath. It is our first act outside the womb, and our final act as well. With our first breath, our life begins and our bodies miraculously continue to perform this function automatically, without much thought from us, for the rest of our life. … Continue reading Breath is Everything, Everything is Breath
“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace.” ~ Anonymous I woke up very early the other day, too early for the time I’d gone to bed. As I tried to get myself back to sleep for a bit, I took a very, very deep inhale of breath. It shocked me how good … Continue reading Holding Our Collective Breath
“The paradox of trauma is that it has both the power to destroy and the power to transform and resurrect.” – Peter A. Levine Lately, I’ve been conscious of trauma as it applies to society. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the world is currently in a state of collective trauma. Collective trauma refers to … Continue reading Covid-19 and Collective Trauma