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Gayla – The Lifechanging Power of Somatic Therapy (#8)

Listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RSS feed, Overcast, Podcast Addict, Pocket Casts, Pandora, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or wherever you listen to podcasts. Can life’s most traumatic moments become stepping stones to profound healing?  Join me as Gayla, a nursing professional and spiritual seeker, recounts her journey of overcoming dissociation after … Continue reading

The Weird Power of Curiosity

Somatic Experiencing and the power of curiosity and tracking sensations

Before Emily started working with her nervous system and survival response, she was clinically depressed and anxious. She had regular panic attacks. She hated her life. In fact, she was so miserable and unhappy that she considered killing herself numerous times 😳 It got so bad that she had to quit her corporate job in … Continue reading

How To Release Anger Physically In A Healthy Way

How To Release Anger Physically In A Healthy Way

If you want to know how to release anger physically in a healthy way, this is the article for you. It all starts with a story about how I murdered my beanie today. (Or as Canadians say… “tuque”) Seriously. Approximately 17 minutes ago, I tried to break my beanie’s soft, fluffy neck 😳 It started … Continue reading

Everything Is Everything

Spanish is jiu jitsu is ballet is gardening is knitting is building houses is programming is writing is hiking is snowboarding is cooking is overcoming anxiety and depression is nervous system work is tantric sex and full body orgasms that shake the walls of the house and make your neighbours call the cops. The point … Continue reading

Stressed? Don’t take a deep breath

It was 9pm and we were driving down the highway in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I was arguing with my girlfriend at the time about something as we drove and she continued to get angrier and angrier. But me? I did the sMaRt and mAtUrE thing: I took a deep breath 😮‍💨 Then I took another. … Continue reading

The 3-foot deep “sea” of glass bottles

I waded into the kitchen last night after dinner and saw glass bottles EVERYWHERE 😳 I say “waded” because it was like wading into the ocean, except instead of water, it was a 3-foot deep “sea” of glass bottles (thankfully, the bottles were unbroken). There were glass bottles on the floor… …glass bottles on all … Continue reading

Be here now or buy that butt plug?

It’s simple advice. Just be here now. Don’t think. Don’t imagine anything. Just be here now. And yet… It’s incredibly difficult, is it not? Look at how most people live. It’s ALL about distractions. It’s as if the entire world is designed simply to distract us from what’s happening right now. Thinking is simply the … Continue reading

NEW podcast on Sex, Money & Rage

Adyashatmypants is back, this time with her very own podcast… …with the provocative title of Sex, Money & Rage and a non-stop flow of bad jokes, weird puns and unconventional guests (like one of the highest paid sex workers in the world). Since we’re family (as well as the fact that she has the obviously enlightened spiritual … Continue reading

How to get out of 2nd gear

Back when I lived in Thailand, I found it impossible to stay motivated. I’d start out strong, setting million dollar goals, getting up at 5am and working all freaking day… …for approximately 3 weeks. Then I’d hit a rock hard wall of stone. The motivation would vanish and I’d start sleeping in until 10, procrastinating … Continue reading

Anxiety = stored survival stress

It’s like you’re in a constant fog. You can hear fine… …but you have trouble listening. You know what to say… …but you can’t quite say it. It’s not fear that’s holding you back… …but rather that your body (and everything in it) is just frozen. Maybe it feels like you’re having one of those … Continue reading

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