Cognitive Enhancers

Listed below are cognitive enhancers to aid in mental performance. The following is an excerpt from Healing Trauma with Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving With Mind-body Techniques by Beth Shaw. Instructions on ordering the book are at the end of this blog. Food can...

Creativity: The Comparison Myth

Creativity: The Comparison Myth By Anthony D. Fredericks, Ed.D. The following is an excerpt from chapter 14 of Fizzle: The Hidden Forces Crushing Your Creativity.  In any discussion of creativity, there is one persistent myth that refuses to go away. In fact, it is so...

Calming Foods

The following is an excerpt from Healing Trauma with Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving with Mind-body Techniques by Beth Shaw. Calming Foods There are certain foods that calm your nervous system. I find I naturally crave these foods, especially at night. Please note...

Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, and Addressing Trauma

Since smell is so closely connected to our emotional state and our memory, we can use aromatherapy as a therapeutic intervention any time of the day. Today, let’s look at aromatherapy, ayurveda, and addressing trauma. Why it works: Aromatherapy is an immediate...

Anti-Inflammation Diet – or What NOT to Eat

Anti-Inflammation Diet—or What NOT To Eat The following is an excerpt from Healing Trauma with Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving with Mind-body Techniques by Beth Shaw. On top of adding clean foods into your diet, it’s important to eliminate those foods that are bad...