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...
4 Quick Tips to Practice Meditation

4 Quick Tips to Practice Meditation

The article below is an excerpt from Beth Shaw’s book, Healing Trauma with Yoga: Go from Surviving to Thriving with Mind-body Techniques. The following 4 quick tips to practice meditation are steps that will help you establish a meditation practice: Just Do It...