Eight Tips For Coping With Traumatic Stress

Eight Tips For Coping With Traumatic Stress

Does your chest feel like it's folding in on itself? Do you feel a tingling heat on the back of your shoulders and neck? Does it feel like too much blood is rushing to your head and not enough is heading to your stomach?

These are the symptoms I am experiencing in the wake of the US election. And if you are experiencing them too, I want you to know that you are not alone. I also want you to know that, for me, these are textbook symptoms of traumatic stress. 

What Is Yoga?

What Is Yoga?

Yoga is a gift and a challenge. It has been an unexpected companion in my physical, mental, emotional and spiritual journey the past three years. It has saved me. It has pushed me. It has made me smile. It has given me permission to cry. It has frustrated me. It has delighted me. Most importantly it has and continues to push me.