Emotional and Spiritual Health

How Trauma Affects the Spirit Part 2

How Trauma Affects the Spirit Part 2

by Holly Malmsten 4 Simple Powerful Steps in a New Direction We are designed to function in wholeness – body, mind, and spirit. However, a trauma that completely overwhelms you at your core can leave you disassociated. The simple explanation is that your spirit has the […]

How Trauma Affects the Spirit Part 1

How Trauma Affects the Spirit Part 1

by Holly Malmsten Do you know about the amazing ability of the human spirit to “check out?” I was enjoying my Christmas break, during my senior year of college and I was on vacation with a group of friends. I was having one of the […]

Developing a Holistic Model of Addiction Recovery – Pt 1

Developing a Holistic Model of Addiction Recovery – Pt 1

by Robin Perry Braun I have been involved in addiction counseling/ministry for almost 30 years and I am a holistic energy practitioner.  I am grateful to have beaten a fourteen-year battle with an eating disorder and my ex-husband has battled sexual addiction  for forty years.  I […]

New Year- New Mind Part 1

New Year- New Mind Part 1

I love this quote- “Even when circumstances are out of control, the way you think is completely within your power to change”. The difference between living a victorious life and a life of a victim has to do with what you think about your circumstances. […]

How Trauma Affects the Mind- Part 3

by- Holly Malmsten Have you ever had an irrational aversion to someone or something, without a logical reason? I have always hated doctors and have tried to avoid them, ever since I can remember.  As a kid, my parents often had to chase me down […]

Bioenergetics, Holistic Health, and Allopathic Medicine

Bioenergetics, Holistic Health, and Allopathic Medicine

by Faith Frankenfield Like me, many of you, in recent years have had random, unexplainable health issues that doctors have not been able to find answers to only to leave doctors offices confused, frustrated and discouraged! Can any of you relate to this? I wanted […]

How Trauma Affects the Mind- Part 2

by- Holly Malmsten Did you know you are hardwired to self protect?   During a traumatic experience the mind wants to protect at all costs.  Protection becomes the priority and the subconscious mind decides on the best way to preserve well being.  These decisions are […]

How Trauma Affects the Mind- Part 1

by Holly Malmsten Did you know that 95% of activity in the mind is subconscious? This is valuable insight because the mind makes all kinds of decisions and responds to situations outside of our conscious awareness.  When experiencing a trauma, the mind attempts to undergo […]