Cathy and Todd discuss how fear can be helpful if we are willing to listen and look at what’s it’s trying to say, but destructive if we live from constant state of fear by blaming and dehumanizing. They discuss Dr. Bessel van de Kolk’s book, The Body Keeps Score, and his interview with Krista Tippet on the Being Wise podcast, and how trauma becomes lodged in our bodies and what we can do to move it through. Cathy and Todd share examples of trauma and disconnection from Million Little Things, 8th Grade, The Haunting of Hill House, and the way our current administration is dehumanizing immigrants and people seeking asylum at the border. And if you are reading this on Tuesday, Nov 6th – GO VOTE.
2:04 Team Zen
3:35 Million Little Things Clip
5:47 8th Grade Clip
10:33 Bring It Home Partnership Announcement for the 2019 Conference
• YOUniversity: a podcast focused on the college transition for Gen Z and their parents
• Campus Leadership Club: a weekly drop in coaching call for stressed college students
• Little Seeds Journey: a mindful children’s book for kids, parents and educators
11:47 Voting, Migrants heading to the border, The Haunting of Hill House, Trauma
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Resources/Videos used on today’s show
The Body Keeps Score– by Bessel van der Kolk M.D
How Trauma Lodges in the Body On Being Podcast with Krista Tippett
Bring It Home Partnership Announcement for the 2019 Conference