Touch, the absence of touch, and trauma. Reflections on the recent 2023 USABP Annual Meeting.
In a world where everyone is profoundly touch deprived then yes, touch can easily equal trauma, or invoke traumatic memories, because it is unexpected and because it can be manipulative and because we are not connected to each other in such a world. In my mind this, the 18th meeting of this association, was evidence…
The Anatomy of Self Awareness
The human body is self-reproducing, self-organizing, and self-healing, but not without self-awareness.
The revolution that starts from within:
the importance of understanding our own anatomy. The body is self reproducing, self organizing and self healing. The human body does all of this, but not without self-awareness. If animals are able to renegotiate many forms of even quite dramatic trauma that occur in a natural environment, shouldn’t the same be true for us? Wouldn’t…