Dr. Peter Levine on Somatic Experiencing
"The science of how our minds and our bodies converge in the healing of trauma."
Article based on the book, The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
"If you are divided from your body, you are also divided from the body of the world, which then appears to be other than you or separate from you, rather than the living continuum to which you belong."
Eve Ensler speaks to her journey of healing beyond cancer through interconnectedness with Earth and with community of other women on their journey of healing.
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read Amy Cuddy's response here: http://ideas.ted.com/inside-the-debat...)