A Journey from Trauma to TRE

A Journey from Trauma to TRE

It’s one thing to hear about TRE and how it can help individuals release stress and heal from trauma. Experiencing it is something else entirely. So we were quite pleased when Julie, a school teacher here in Portland, offered to let us share some of her writing about...
The Promise & Hope of Post-Traumatic Growth

The Promise & Hope of Post-Traumatic Growth

Back when I was first learning about trauma’s impact and the possibilities of healing, I often saw the negative consequences of childhood trauma pushed to center stage: addictive and other self-destructive behaviors, worse education and employment prospects,...
Missing Body…Investigation Underway

Missing Body…Investigation Underway

Just yesterday, my granddaughter Anna came to me and said, “Let’s go for a bike ride.” While this is an activity that she always enjoys for its own sake, I could see that the suggestion was coming from a place of stress. Some bullying had been happening in her...
Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

As a child growing up in a home suffused with trauma, life always felt uneasy – like something bad was about to happen. Always. This ever-present fear often got expressed through impatience, rushing, and urgency. It was a defense against instability and...
Healing Around the World

Healing Around the World

Some things seem meant to be. What happened had to happen and couldn’t have happened any other way. When RJ Swanson, founder of New Hope for Children, contacted Lynea about sharing the practice of TRE (Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises) with children in Africa,...

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