Updated: Sep 1
There are some exercises we can try ourselves to ease our body and mind and release emotional trauma. And there are body-therapist who can help and hold space for release to happen.
It is important to know that trauma is not an event, it is the way we relate to the event itself. Trauma response is a natural coping mechanism and our body knows how to release the accumulated energy - we just need to get out of it's way.
1. Active listening - https://www.lobaterapia.com/post/trauma-release-exercises-part-1
2. Laughing and crying - https://www.lobaterapia.com/post/trauma-release-exercises-part-2
3. Inner child work - https://www.lobaterapia.com/post/trauma-release-exercise-part-3
4. Physical contact - https://www.lobaterapia.com/post/trauma-release-exercise-part-4
5. I cannot emphasise enough the importance of being in nature. If you live in a busy city, try to go to a park, or to a near forest, beach. Your body will start to tune in with the natural rhythm of your surroundings and you will notice that the tension starts to fade immediately.
6. Breathwork - by becoming aware of your breathing you start to become aware of your body. Breathing is life running through you. I encourage you to learn about breathing techniques - you will find one that is just made for you.
I personally find that Alchemy of Breath https://alchemyofbreath.com is a great place to start. I tried their sessions and felt really good.
7. Craneosacral Biodynamics Therapy - this therapy is becoming more and more popular, since it is very effective to heal emotional trauma, help to improve sleeping patterns and digestion, cure sinusitis, ease headaches and migraine, lower the stress level. recommend you to find an accredited practitioner, who knows how to approach you and your story and who has experience in distance sessions as well, if you choose to try the therapy in the safety of your own home.
If you would like to learn more about the sessions, you can send me an email to email@example.com.