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    • Understanding the Fawn Response and Its Impact on the BodyThrough Luis Mojica's teachings, we can learn about the fawn response, a reflexive trauma response, and its impact on the body. By understanding its triggers and using neuro somatic tools, we can create change, release stored trauma, and develop presence and embodiment.

      Our nervous system plays a crucial role in how we respond to stress and trauma, particularly in the form of the fawn response. Fawn response, a reflexive trauma response, is often labeled as the people-pleaser and can manifest in various ways, including sexual fawning. Luis Mojica, a somatics practitioner, has taught us valuable insights into this response and its impact on the body. Through his teachings, we've learned that understanding fawning and working intentionally with our nervous system can help us create change, release stored trauma, and develop presence and embodiment. By witnessing ourselves in real-time and using neuro somatic tools, we can choose new ways of being and remove ourselves from harmful situations. The fawn response is deeply tied to our early development and conditioning, and being aware of its triggers can lead to healing and resilience. Overall, this conversation highlights the importance of understanding the nervous system's role in trauma and the power of somatic practices in creating positive change.

    • Impact of Trauma on Intimacy and PleasureTrauma responses can deeply impact an individual's ability to experience intimacy and pleasure. Understanding the connection between trauma and the body can lead to increased compassion and awareness.

      Trauma responses, particularly in the context of early childhood sexual experiences, can significantly impact an individual's ability to experience intimacy and pleasure. Elise, a thought leader in this field, shares her personal experience of discovering the concept of the trauma response and how it has shaped her understanding of her own healing journey. Over couplings, a somatic response to chronic experiences, can result in the body associating threat or shame with arousal or pleasure. This physiological reaction can be deeply ingrained and impact behavior and ability to stay present in intimate situations. Understanding this connection between trauma and the body can lead to increased compassion and awareness for individuals dealing with these complex issues.

    • Understanding the Fawn Response: A Survival Mechanism for Safety and BelongingThe fawn response is a reflexive behavior aimed at creating safety and belonging, rooted in our ancient past, and can manifest as people-pleasing or compromising oneself, with shame often following as an afterthought.

      Our body's protective response, known as fawning, is a reflexive behavior aimed at creating safety and belonging. This response, which can manifest as people-pleasing or compromising oneself, is a survival mechanism that stems from our ancient past when our lives depended on the approval of others. Fawning serves two purposes: securing social connections and ensuring survival. The shame that often accompanies fawning is a response to identifying with the behavior, which is usually unconscious and happens in a nanosecond. It's an afterthought, and our minds often dissociate during the experience. Understanding fawning from a somatic lens helps us recognize its roots and the role it plays in our relationships and survival.

    • Physiological responses to trauma are protective mechanismsUnderstanding trauma responses as protective mechanisms can help us replace shame with gratitude and work with our bodies to create new experiences

      Our physiological responses to trauma, such as shame, are not personal choices but rather reflexive and protective mechanisms. Shame, as a response, can lead to a freeze or collapse, causing further dissociation and disconnection. By recognizing the protective nature of these responses and uncoupling them from shame, we can replace it with positive emotions like gratitude. Understanding the reflexive nature of trauma responses can help us work with our bodies and nervous systems to create new experiences and outputs, rather than trying to cognitively override them. Childhood trauma, especially relational trauma, can result in chronic development of freezing and falling responses, which are the primary strategies for children in stressful or abusive environments. These responses are not about us, but rather about survival and protection. Once we understand this, it becomes simpler to be with these responses without taking them personally.

    • Identifying and addressing protective responses in relationshipsRecognize and have gratitude for protective responses, embody their physical sensations, and pause to redirect behaviors for healthier and more authentic relationships.

      Our bodies develop dependencies based on past experiences, especially in the context of relationships and sexual experiences. These dependencies can manifest as protective responses, such as fawning, which can limit our ability to fully connect and express ourselves. To begin addressing this, it's essential to first identify these patterns and have gratitude for their protective role. A practical first step is to embody the physical sensations associated with these responses, recognizing them as signals for self-care and boundary setting. By pausing and redirecting our responses, we can begin to interrupt the patterns and repattern our behaviors, ultimately leading to healthier and more authentic relationships.

    • Understanding the body's responses to past traumasLearn to distinguish between real threats and triggers, become aware of body's responses, and respond with compassion and care to heal from past traumas.

      Our bodies hold memories and responses to past traumas, which can manifest in the present as triggers. These triggers can feel the same as real threats, leading us to react automatically with the "fawn" response. However, by learning to become aware of these responses and trust our bodies as friends and guides, we can start to distinguish between real threats and triggers, and respond appropriately. The body's responses to trauma are not under our conscious control, but by becoming present and mindful, we can help our bodies update and heal. Additionally, sex can also be a physiological activation within the body, and it's essential to understand if our responses are due to pleasure or the mimicking of pleasure through past traumas. By learning to listen to our bodies and respond with compassion and care, we can build trust and improve our overall well-being.

    • Fawning and Trauma ResponsesFawning behaviors can trigger unintended trauma responses, especially for those with a history of sexual trauma or PTSD. Practicing embodiment and mindfulness can help individuals recognize and respond to these signs, preventing a cycle of fawning and bracing.

      Sexual fawning, which involves doing sexually pleasing things to maintain a connection and avoid hurting someone's feelings, can lead to unintended trauma responses, especially for those with a history of sexual trauma or PTSD. The body's natural arousal response can increase stress hormones and activate trauma responses, leading to physical signs like increased heart rate, muscle tension, and jaw clenching. Practicing embodiment and mindfulness can help individuals notice these signs and respond with relaxation and breathing techniques instead of slipping back into fawning behaviors. These subtle body signals are often missed without somatic awareness, leading to a cycle of bracing and fawning that can be challenging to break. Understanding the connection between fawning, trauma responses, and sexual arousal can help individuals navigate intimate relationships more mindfully and build healthier, more authentic connections.

    • Early experiences shape our behavior and can lead to fawning, disconnecting from our bodies, and chronic health issues.Recognizing fawning as a physiological response to early experiences and understanding its impact on our lives and relationships is crucial for healing and growth.

      Our early experiences shape our behavior and can lead us to bypass our authenticity in order to belong and please others. This phenomenon, known as fawning, involves freezing and performing at the same time, leading to chronic illness and other health issues. It starts as early as preschool, where children learn to disconnect from their bodies to receive rewards. Fawning is not a manipulation but a physiological response, and it's important to recognize its impact on our lives and relationships. Additionally, the inability to set boundaries can lead to a "quiet manipulation," but it's essential to understand that this is a bodily response rather than a deliberate act of manipulation. Lying is another trauma response, rooted in a low capacity for truth, and it's crucial to recognize the underlying causes of our behaviors to heal and grow.

    • Understanding coping mechanisms and human behaviorRecognize everyone's emotional capacity and offer compassion to foster healthier relationships and personal growth, despite the use of coping mechanisms like lying or fawning.

      People may lie or use manipulative behaviors like fawning as a coping mechanism to avoid ruptures or maintain relationships, often due to a lack of emotional capacity. Compassion, which involves understanding the reasons behind someone's behavior without judgment, can be a controversial concept. However, it's essential to recognize that everyone operates from their nervous system's current capacity, and offering grace and compassion to oneself and others can lead to healthier relationships and personal growth. Lying, including the unconscious kind in fawning, is ultimately a self-preservation mechanism, even if it can harm others. It's crucial to acknowledge the complexity of human behavior and strive for understanding rather than judgment.

    • Healing from trauma involves recognizing and addressing the deep connection between physical and emotional responses.Trauma can make it hard for the body to open up to compassion or ease due to deeply ingrained patterns of bracing or hypervigilance. Healing involves a gradual process of learning to trust and renegotiate boundaries to build capacity for positive emotions.

      Our physical and emotional responses to experiences, including joy, compassion, and trauma, are deeply interconnected. Chronic bracing or hypervigilance, often associated with trauma, can make it difficult for the body to open up to compassion or ease. This is because the physiological response to compassion or openness can feel scary and vulnerable. The concept of "sexual fawning" is an example of this, as it involves breaking one's own boundaries to appease others, which can add to the damage caused by past sexual trauma. It's important to recognize that these patterns are deeply ingrained and that healing involves a gradual process of learning to trust and renegotiate these boundaries. This can help us build the capacity for joy, compassion, and other positive emotions.

    • Understanding individual experiences and capacities in processing traumaEveryone's response to trauma is unique based on individual experiences, nervous system capacity, past events, and current circumstances. Capacity, which can be influenced but not fully controlled, is crucial to consider when working with trauma.

      Our individual experiences and capacities play a significant role in how we process trauma, regardless of the intent behind it. Sexual trauma, for instance, can stem from non-violent situations and still leave lasting impacts. The body's response to trauma is unique to each person, and factors like nervous system capacity, past experiences, and current circumstances all contribute to this response. Capacity, which can be influenced but not fully controlled, is an essential concept to understand when dealing with trauma. It's important to remember that everyone's capacity is different, and we can't always prevent or control the factors that affect it. To work with someone like Elizabeth, who was mentioned in the discussion, and explore her work further, consider joining her 6-week course for an immersive learning experience in somatics and self-inquiry. Through her course, you'll gain tools, practices, and a supportive community to help you understand and honor your capacity.

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    The Western world rewards those who push themselves whether that is through physical training, needing to be at every event to maintain social connections, or even in our own somatic healing. Doing more, in less time, has become so intertwined in our culture, it’s no wonder so many of us experience high levels of stress and burnout, when it doesn’t have to be that way.

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    • What is burnout?
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    • Adrenal burnout and cortisol levels
    • How sleep and rest is crucial for integration and repair
    • How social media and blue light exposure adds to the stress bucket
    • What is functional freeze?
    • Misalignment and inauthenticity’s role in burnout
    • How the cognitive load of high sensory input can affect stress levels
    • Being performative as an indicator of burnout
    • The different ways we exceed our capacity
    • How women and men differ when it comes to stress levels

     

     

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    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved

    Somatic Memory

    Somatic Memory

    As humans we rely on visual memory the most, but what if we told you that memories, especially memories that were formed before we had language, live primarily in our bodies. It’s safe to say, the body keeps score, more than we know. 

    It can be extremely dis-regulating to try to retrieve memories that live in the body without proper training because the visual aspect of the memory may not correlate to the sensations that show up in the body. This is why having awareness and training is so crucial to the healing process, which is what we will be discussing in today’s episode.

    In this episode, our hosts Elisabeth and Jennifer sit down to discuss how somatic memories are stored in the body and the science behind the whole process. Our hormones, cells, and epigenetics play a crucial role, and understanding how they store and express trauma through our thoughts, behaviors, and decisions, we can start to really heal on a deep level. Possibly even heal parts of ourselves we didn’t know needed healing.

    Just as our brain and body can be wired, they can also be rewired. Through our awareness and understanding, and by learning effective tools to dig deep and re-pattern those hidden parts of ourselves. 

    Tune in to hear this and more!


    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • How we trust visual memory over somatic memory
    • The science behind preverbal memory
    • The role hormones play in somatic memory
    • Freedom in repatterning the nervous system
    • Cellular health and cellular memory
    • Memories are stored in our cells
    • How water holds memories
    • Generational trauma and our collective memory

     

     

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    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

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    Memory

    Memory

    Explore the intricate world of memory and trauma and delve into how generational trauma impacts our nervous system, behavior, and even our genes. Discover the fascinating science behind neuropeptides, epigenetics, and how your body stores and processes traumatic memories. 

    The hosts explore how generational trauma manifests through behavioral, nervous system, and epigenetic changes, and discuss how consistent, daily practices can aid in reshaping the brain and healing somatic experiences. They emphasize the importance of working with the nervous system, highlighting the availability of various healing modalities and practitioners.

    Elisabeth and Jennifer  illuminate the interplay between mind, body, and soul, stressing how memories live in our bodies and influence various physiological functions, from heart rate to muscle tension. They delve into the intricacies of how early experiences, ingrained somatic memories, and emotional landscapes affect our present health and relationships.

    This episode underscores the capacity to rewire the nervous system and the empowerment that comes from understanding and transforming past traumas.

    Topics discussed in this episode:

    • the impact of past traumatic experiences on individuals through biological, behavioral, and epigenetic changes.

    • Consistent, daily nervous system work as a crucial part of trauma healing and reshaping brain development.

    • Differentiating between explicit (conscious) and implicit (unconscious) memories and their storage in various parts of the brain.

    • How cells in the body store and retain information, challenging traditional views of memory.

    • The connection between chronic stress, trauma, and cellular health, including mitochondria and immune response.

    • The role of past experiences in shaping nervous system responses and the potential for rewiring and regulation.

    • The impact of trauma on physical sensations and muscle tension, leading to potential health issues like heart disease.

    • The significance of emotional processing in handling traumatic memories and enabling effective memory recall.

     

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    Full Disclaimer 

    Trauma Rewired podcast is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear.

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available. We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast. 

    We invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization. 

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional. The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us traumarewired@gmail.com  All rights in our content are reserved

     

    Anxiety

    Anxiety

    In this episode of Trauma Rewired, hosts Jennifer Wallace and Elisabeth Kristof are joined by Matt Bush as they unpack anxiety. The conversation starts with an exploration of how neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD and autism impact executive functioning, sensory processing, and create hypersensitivities that lead to emotional overwhelm. They highlight the importance of self-assessment and retraining of sensory systems to better manage these challenges. Elisabeth Kristof further connects developmental and complex trauma to nervous system responses, noting how trauma shapes our interpretation of signals and can keep individuals in a constant state of fight, flight, or freeze. Jennifer Wallace emphasizes the crucial aspect of self-awareness and deep self-knowledge in managing anxiety, advocating for practices that foster body awareness, emotional expression, and self-regulation.

    Anxiety is not just a mental disorder but a physiological response emanating from sensory mismatches and respiratory inefficiencies. Chronic hyperventilation, for example, sends constant threat signals to the brain, keeping the nervous system on high alert. Through regular neuro training and specific breathing exercises, individuals can better regulate their nervous systems and reduce anxiety. 

    Let’s reframe anxious thoughts and use cognitive tools to consider positive outcomes, thereby preventing the negative spiral of anxiety and trauma.

    Discuss the tangible benefits of applying neurosomatic principles to everyday life. Explore sensory mismatches, emphasizing the need to address deficits in visual, vestibular, somatosensory, and interoceptive systems to alleviate anxiety. We advocate for ongoing self-assessment and retraining as ways to establish a new baseline of wellness. 

    Topics discussed in this episode:

    • Impact of Neurodivergence

    • Trauma and Nervous System Responses

    • Self-Assessment and Sensory Retraining

    • Role of Chronic Hyperventilation

    • Anxiety as a Physiological State

    • Cognitive Reframing of Anxiety

    • Female-Specific Anxieties

    • Sensory Mismatch and Anxiety

     

    Neurosomatic Intelligence is Enrolling now! Book your Discovery call:

    https://calendly.com/traumarewired/nsi-discovery-call-with-jennifer

     

    Ready to transform Anxiety?

    Join lead NSI educator Matt Bush for an in-depth workshop where we peel back the

    layers of anxiety’s complexities and reveal the pathway to lasting relief.

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/rewireanxiety/

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    If you would like to WATCH the episode and/or have closed captions, check out our

    TraumaRewired YOUTUBE Channel

    https://www.youtube.com/@TraumaRewired

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group!

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846



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    Full Disclaimer

    Trauma Rewired podcast is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute

    medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a

    qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any

    decisions based on what you hear.

     

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and

    disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek

    professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are

    having a negative impact on your health and well-being.

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental

    health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

    If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911.

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.

    We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or

    up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about

    your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the

    information you hear in this podcast.

    We invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of

    their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the

    views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique.

    These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and

    you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and

    needs.

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic

    practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your

    doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous

    system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general

    nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a

    substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health

    crisis.

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they

    are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those

    involved.

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of

    others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing

    us jennifer@traumarewired.com All rights in our content are reserved

     

    Redefining Mental Health From An NSI Perspective

    Redefining Mental Health From An NSI Perspective

    "The mental health system's adherence to the medical model not only neglects the complex interplay of genetic, developmental and environmental factors, but also serves to stigmatize and marginalize those who suffer."

     

    In the premiere episode of Season 4, hosts Elisabeth Kristof and Jennifer Wallace dive deep into the challenges and impacts of mental and physical health diagnoses from a Neurosomatic Intelligence (NSI) perspective. They share their personal journeys, battling with insomnia, anxiety, depression, gut dysfunction, breast cancer, and more, to highlight the importance of community support, validation, and autonomy during treatment.

     

    Throughout the episode, the hosts advocate for a deeper understanding and compassion towards individual sensory systems and neurodivergence, stressing the need to reduce shame and stigma. They introduce the upcoming episodes of the season, teeming with guests who will explore structural forces, therapy decolonization, healing, and identity.

     

    Both hosts share their profound discoveries from diving into complex trauma and nervous system health, promising to tackle crucial topics like depression, anxiety, ADHD, and the intersection of mind and body in the episodes to come.

     

    Topics discussed in this episode :

     

    • Mental and physical health diagnoses and the impact a diagnosis has

    • Understanding individual sensory systems and neurodivergence

    • Depression, anxiety, ADHD, chronic fatigue, and burnout

    • Structural forces, therapy decolonization, healing, and identity

    • Examining trauma's impact on the nervous system

    • Critique of current mental health model and systemic biases

    • Link between chronic stress and disease

    • Correlation between developmental trauma and coping mechanisms like addiction

    • Terminology changes, dropping "disorder," and understanding neurology of identity and beliefs

    • Importance of nervous system health and regulation

     

    For those eager to join the hosts on a rejuvenating retreat, further details can be found at rewireretreat.org. Don't miss out on an intimate opportunity for reflection, recharge, and rewiring your inner self.

     

    Neurosomatic Intelligence is Enrolling now! 

    https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com

     

    Ready to transform Anxiety?

    Join lead NSI educator Matt Bush for an in-depth workshop where we peel back the layers of anxiety’s complexities and reveal the pathway to lasting relief. 

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/rewireanxiety/

     

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    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

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    Full Disclaimer

     

    Trauma Rewired podcast is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute

    medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a

    qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any

    decisions based on what you hear.

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and

    disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek

    professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are

    having a negative impact on your health and well-being.

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental

    health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

    If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911.

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.

    We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or

    up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about

    your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the

    information you hear in this podcast.

    We invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of

    their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the

    views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

     

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique.

    These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and

    you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and

    needs.

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic

    practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your

    doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous

    system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general

    nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a

    substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health

    crisis.

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they

    are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those

    involved.

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of

    others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing

    us jennifer@traumarewired.com All rights in our content are reserved

     

    Stress Response In Relationship

    Stress Response In Relationship

    This week on Trauma Rewired, hosts Jennifer and Elisabeth welcome back Matt Bush of Next Level Neuro to explore the physiology of stress and the transformative power of neurosomatic intelligence.

    We know that connection is crucial to our survival as humans, but for those with complex trauma, even the healthiest relationships can trigger a stress response and lead to maladaptive behaviors. This episode provides a comprehensive look at how stress impacts our relationships and physical health, and highlights the importance of consistent nervous system training to rewire the brain’s response to stress and build resilience.

    The conversion starts by examining what happens in the brain when a stress response is activated, and how developmental trauma shapes our nervous system and subconscious reactions as adults. Matt breaks down complex neurological processes, covering the role of the HPA axis, immune dysregulation and increased inflammation. Jennifer also introduces a new concept, called “shameflammation,” as they delve into the connection between chronic stress and disease in the body.

    Listen to this episode to learn more about stress response in relationships and how you can retrain it through NSI!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • Understanding the HPA axis and stress response

    • How developmental trauma shapes our stress response

    • General adaptation response and the impact of stress on the body

    • Shame and the inflammatory response

    • The neurological response to stress

    • The connection between social threat, inflammation and stress response

    • Neurosomatic intelligence as a tool for change

     

    UNLOCK ANXIETY with Matt Bush! 

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/rewireanxiety/

     

    Become NSI certified and bring Neuro-Somatic Intelligence into your practice. Book a discovery call to see how NSI can support you. 

    https://calendly.com/traumarewired/nsi-discovery-call-with-jennifer

     



    Contact us about private Rewire Neuro-Somatic Coaching:

    https://brainbased-wellness.com/rewire-private-neuro-somatic-coaching/

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com/?utm_medium=aff-traumarewired&utm_content&utm_source

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

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    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

     

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved

     

    Emotional Neglect

    Emotional Neglect

    When we think about adverse childhood experiences, emotional neglect is often seen as less significant compared to other forms of trauma. Its subtleties make it easy to overlook, but the truth is that emotional neglect has a profound effect on our relationships and health as adults, from the detrimental effects on the brain and immune system.

    In this episode, hosts Jennifer and Elisabeth define emotional neglect and go over the signs and behaviors of those who’ve experienced it in childhood. They outline how it affects one’s ability to self-regulate, discern and express emotions, form healthy attachments, and more.

    As they explore the topic of emotional neglect, you’ll gain a better understanding of the nuances of emotional neglect, and how emotional neglect manifests in your adult behaviors. Most importantly, Jennifer and Elisabeth tools and strategies that can help you heal and learn emotional regulation.

    Tune in as we peel back the layers of emotional neglect and teach you how to nurture your emotional well-being!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • Subtleties of emotional neglect

    • The impact of neglect on emotional regulation

    • Signs of childhood emotional neglect

    • What healthy emotional modeling looks like

    • Emotional repression and immune function

    • Boundaries and parentification

    • Strategies to heal emotional neglect

     

    Listen to Trauma Rewired’s episode on “ACE Scores & Health Across Your Lifetime” here: https://illuminatedwithjennifer.libsyn.com/ace-scores-health-across-a-lifetime

     

    UNLOCK ANXIETY with Matt Bush! 

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/rewireanxiety/

     

    Become NSI certified and bring Neuro-Somatic Intelligence into your practice. Book a discovery call to see how NSI can support you. 

    https://calendly.com/traumarewired/nsi-discovery-call-with-jennifer

     

     Contact us about private Rewire Neuro-Somatic Coaching:

    https://brainbased-wellness.com/rewire-private-neuro-somatic-coaching/

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

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    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved



    What is Neuro-Somatic Intelligence? FAQ: Your Questions Answered

    What is Neuro-Somatic Intelligence? FAQ: Your Questions Answered

    Our latest episode dives deep into the transformative power of Neurosomatic Intelligence (NSI) and its potential to ripple positive change across communities. 

    We explore how understanding the nervous system can sharpen our existing strengths, address our weaknesses, and cultivate resilience. By intentionally training our nervous systems, we’re not just enhancing our personal health but fostering a connectedness that benefits the larger society.

    Whether you're a therapist, coach, or simply someone invested in personal development, this episode is packed with insights to help you harness the power of your nervous system for more effective and empathetic interactions. The discussion emphasizes the significance of understanding and intentionally training the nervous system for better outcomes as well as exploring the interplay between emotions and behaviors.

    NSI brings a holistic approach that acknowledges the complexities of trauma, emphasizing safety, calibration, and the importance of dosage in therapeutic practice. We aim to provide practical tools for practitioners working with the nervous systems of their clients, ensuring that interventions are tailored to individual needs. Our goal is to not only impact individual well-being but also catalyze social change by being trauma-informed and fostering an environment where everyone can thrive.

    Hosts Elisabeth and Jennifer are joined by Matt Bush, a lead educator from the NSI certification course. 

    In this episode we discuss:

    • What is Neuro-Somatic Intelligence?
    • Who is this course for?
    • The importance of a trauma-informed approach
    • Practical Tools for therapists, coaches, therapists, and community healers
    • The imapct of the nervous system on thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
    • Uncover how a holistic appraoch to your nervous system can reshape your world to create lasting, postivie change. 

     

    I'm ready to book a discovery call! 

    https://calendly.com/traumarewired/nsi-discovery-call-with-jennifer

     

    Register for the upcoming workshop here! 

    https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site: https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media: @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

     

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    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

     

    Disclaimer

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved

     

    The Neurology of Empathy

    The Neurology of Empathy

    Believe it or not, empaths and narcissists have foundational similarities. Not only does the brain chemistry look the same, but empaths and narcissists both struggle with nervous system regulation and look to others to help them regulate their emotions. But whereas the narcissist avoids the emotions of others, empaths are deeply affected and have a physiological experience to the emotions of others on a subconscious level. This can lead to emotional fatigue, chronic stress, poor sense of self and more.

    So what’s the difference between having empathy and being an empath, and how can you change subconscious behavior? In this episode, Elisabeth, Jennifer and Matt cover the signs of being an empath, the causes of elevated empathy, such as deficits in the interoceptive system, and how it impacts our overall health.

    If you identify as an empath, tune in to learn about the power of nervous system regulation for changing harmful empath behavior!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • What it means to be an empath
    • Empathy from a neurosomatic perspective
    • Causes of high empathy
    • Why being an empath isn’t always a good thing
    • How deficits in the interoceptive system lead to empath behavior
    • The correlation between sensory mismatch and empathy
    • How to retain your empathic gifts and also prioritize yourself
    • Nervous system regulation as a tool for change

    Join us for the next Neuro-Somatic Intelligence worshop! Get more information at

    www.neurosomaticintelligence.com

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Book a discovery call for the upcoming NSI cohort

    https://calendly.com/traumarewired/nsi-discovery-call-with-jennifer

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

     

    FREE 1 Year Supply of Vitamin D + 5 Travel Packs from Athletic Greens when you use my exclusive offer: https://www.drinkag1.com/rewired

    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

     

    Disclaimer:

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved



    Healing The Relationship To Our Body

    Healing The Relationship To Our Body

    Relationship to the Body

    Season 03, Episode 30

    Our bodies are always speaking to us, but often we’re not able to understand or listen to what they’re trying to communicate.

    In this episode, hosts Jennifer and Elisabeth unpack the complexities of our relationship to the body, including how our perceptions, emotions and beliefs about our bodies significantly impact our overall well-being. They dive deep into the impact the interoceptive system has on the nervous system, emotions and behaviors, especially in relation to disordered eating and body dysmorphia.

    Jennifer and Elisabeth explore how past traumas shape our body image and inhibit our ability to express emotions safely through the body, sharing their own journeys from the cycle of maladaptive behaviors to loving acceptance.

    Tune in to hear their insights into having a healthier, more compassionate relationship with your body!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • Exploring the relationship to the body
    • How we develop our body image
    • Interoceptive awareness and our ability to connect to the body
    • The connection between trauma and the relationship to the body
    • Understanding body dysmorphia and dissociation
    • Sensory mismatch in relation to body dysmorphia
    • The emotional aspect of the relationship to the body
    • Building a healthier relationship to the body

     

    Contact us about private Rewire Neuro-Somatic Coaching:

    https://brainbased-wellness.com/rewire-private-neuro-somatic-coaching/

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com/?utm_medium=aff-traumarewired&utm_content&utm_source

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

    FREE 1 Year Supply of Vitamin D + 5 Travel Packs from Athletic Greens when you use my exclusive offer: https://www.drinkag1.com/rewired

    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

    We talk about general neuro-science and nervous system health, but you are unique. These are conversations for a wide audience. They are general recommendations and you are always advised to seek personal care for your unique outputs, trauma and needs. 

    We are not doctors or licensed medical professionals. We are certified neuro-somatic practitioners and nervous system health/embodiment coaches. We are not your doctor or medical professional and do not know you and your unique nervous system. This podcast is not a replacement for working with a professional.

    The BrainBased.com site and Rewiretrail.com is a membership site for general nervous system health, somatic processing and stress processing. It is not a substitute for medical care or the appropriate solution for anyone in mental health crisis. 

    Any examples mentioned in this podcast are for illustration purposes only. If they are based on real events, names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved. 

    We’ve done our best to ensure our podcast respects the intellectual property rights of others, however if you have an issue with our content, please let us know by emailing us at traumarewired@gmail.com 

    All rights in our content are reserved



    Related Episodes

    The Inner Critic of Complex Post Traumatic Stress

    The Inner Critic of Complex Post Traumatic Stress

    We’ve all experienced the inner critic to some extent. You know, that voice inside of your head saying you’re not good enough, or that you’re a bad person. Where does this voice come from and why is it so vicious?

    Well, for people dealing with CPTS, this voice is even louder, and even more critical. The volume gets turned up ten notches, and turning it off feels like a game of tug of war. Understanding where this voice comes from and how it manifests is a crucial part to replacing the inner critic with self compassion.

    On this episode of Trauma Rewired, Elisabeth and Jennifer sit down to discuss the inner critic, specifically the severity of it when it comes to people with CPTS, what activates the inner critic loop cycle, what part of the brain the inner critic activates, the reflexive responses associated with the inner critic, and finally, how NSI training can help with quieting the inner critic.

    This type of reflexive response is created as a means of survival, the brain always wants to protect itself. However, the constant cycle of judgment, criticism, demeaning thoughts about the self becomes maladaptive when it stops serving its original purpose.

    There is a way to quiet the inner critic, which we want to share with you today.

    Tune in to find out how to turn down the volume on the inner critic, and the volume up on self compassion.

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • Characteristics of the inner critic for those experiencing CPTS
    • Where the inner critic lives in the brain
    • The fawn response and how it’s related to the inner critic
    • What activates the inner critic loop?
    • The root cause of the inner critic
    • How authenticity is affected by attachment style
    • Freeze trauma response
    • The opposite of the inner critic
    • How NSI training can move you out of the inner critic loop cycle
    • The importance of creating an internal environment of safety 
    • Being exposed to other people’s inner critic
    • Gossip as an external critic
    • Combating the external critic with self compassion

     

    If you would like to WATCH the episode and/or have closed captions, check out our Trauma Rewired YOUTUBE channel! 

     
    If you would like transcripts of this episode, you can find them HERE on Apple Podcasts. 

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site: https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media: @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

     

    FREE 1 Year Supply of Vitamin D + 5 Travel Packs from Athletic Greens when you use my exclusive offer: https://www.drinkag1.com/rewired

     

    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

     

    Trauma Rewired podcast  is intended to educate and inform but does not constitute medical, psychological or other professional advice or services. Always consult a qualified medical professional about your specific circumstances before making any decisions based on what you hear. 

    We share our experiences, explore trauma, physical reactions, mental health and disease. If you become distressed by our content, please stop listening and seek professional support when needed. Do not continue to listen if the conversations are having a negative impact on your health and well-being. 

    If you or someone you know is struggling with their mental health, or in mental health crisis and you are in the United States you can 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  If someone’s life is in danger, immediately call 911. 

    We do our best to stay current in research, but older episodes are always available.  We don’t warrant or guarantee that this podcast contains complete, accurate or up-to-date information. It’s very important to talk to a medical professional about your individual needs, as we aren’t responsible for any actions you take based on the information you hear in this podcast.

    We  invite guests onto the podcast. Please note that we don’t verify the accuracy of their statements. Our organization does not endorse third-party content and the views of our guests do not necessarily represent the views of our organization.

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    Relationships and Your Nervous System; Closing the Season and Looking Ahead

    Relationships and Your Nervous System; Closing the Season and Looking Ahead

    Elisabeth Kristof and Jennifer Wallace close season three of Trauma Rewired by reflecting on the interconnectedness of trauma, the nervous systems and our relationships explored throughout the season. They delve into the season’s most powerful conversations and insightful concepts, including relational patterns like emotional neglect, the neurology of narcissism, the importance of community healing, and more.

    Listeners were engaged more than ever, so you’ll hear stories of how the season impacted listeners in their healing journeys. Elisabeth and Jennifer also answer common listener questions (and even criticisms), discussing the nuances of healing unique nervous systems.

    Looking ahead to next season, Elisabeth and Jennifer tease a deeper look into structural trauma, systemic oppression, the mental health industry and science behind these concepts.

    Plus, if you want more content on CPTSD and the impact of trauma on the nervous system, tune in to find out what you can expect from the upcoming midseason!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • The biggest takeaways from season three of Trauma Rewired
    • Our deep dive into the science of trauma
    • The profound impact on listeners
    • Answers to listener questions
    • How to safely bring neuro tools into your healing practice
    • Preview of season four: mental health, structural trauma and more

     

    Contact us about private Rewire Neuro-Somatic Coaching:

    https://brainbased-wellness.com/rewire-private-neuro-somatic-coaching/

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

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    Attachment is the Root of Complex Trauma

    Attachment is the Root of Complex Trauma

    Our last episode introduced the brain as a social organ, and how this topic relates to the neurobiology of relationships. Today, we dive deeper into how the brain develops through social interactions, why social connection is a survival need, and what happens in the body when we experience connection with other people.

     

    Matt Bush is joining Jennifer and Elisabeth to discuss the impact of trauma on the brain’s functioning, and therefore, our relationships, expression, sense of safety, and overall health. They talk about what happens when you’re not primed for connection in childhood, how the brain is wired to be part of the social structure in relationships, what part of the brain guides us toward dysregulation and protective outputs, and lots more.

     

    If any of this sounds confusing, be sure to listen for Matt’s definitions of attachment schema and C-PTSD from a neurosomatic perspective, which make it easier to understand how these systems and inputs come together for integration.

     

    You’ll also finally learn why complex trauma is an attachment would, and most importantly, that change is possible and how you can get started NOW. Tune in for all this and more!

     

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • The impact of attachment patterns on brain function

    • How the brain develops through social interactions

    • The role of the insular cortex

    • John Bowlby’s attachment theory

    • How a mother’s nervous system impacts a child’s

    • The resiliency of our nervous system

    • Attachment styles and Bowlby’s experiment

    • Matt’s neurosomatic definition of attachment schema and C-PTSD

    • How we can rewire attachment

     

    Sign up for the free Holiday Self-Care NSI Workshop on December 15th:

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/holidayselfcare

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com/?utm_medium=aff-traumarewired&utm_content&utm_source

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer on the Brain Based Membership site:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

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    https://www.nextlevelneuro.com/a/2147666262/2U4AvzLR

     

    This episode was produced by Podcast Boutique https://www.podcastboutique.com

     

    Misattunement & Co-regulation

    Misattunement & Co-regulation

    One thing you’ve probably heard over and over again on this season of Trauma Rewired is that nervous systems affect one another. In fact, our nervous systems are continuously responding and adapting to each other’s signals — a process called coregulation.

    Coregulation is important for maintaining safe, healthy relationships but can have a negative impact on the nervous system when someone is dysregulated or experiencing misattunement. A lack of connection through coregulation also impacts our ability for emotional self-regulation, which can lead to maladaptive behaviors like drinking, binge eating and codependency.

    During this episode, Elisabeth and Jennifer define coregulation and attunement, and explain their role in self-regulation and emotional expression. They dive deeper into the importance of coregulation and the development of self-regulating behaviors in childhood, as well as the impact mothers, and even fathers, have on an infant’s stress response. Finally, you’ll hear how you can create change in your nervous system, and the positive results Elizabeth has noticed in her own life because of her own nervous system work.

    As Jennifer says in this episode, “knowledge is power when you put it into action.” So give this episode a listen now!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • What it looks like to have a regulated nervous system

    • Our definition of coregulation

    • How nervous systems impact each other and our ability to regulate

    • Coregulating with pets or nature

    • When we learn how to be self-regulators

    • The role of attunement for regulation

    • The effects of misattunement in childhood

    • Can your children inherit your trauma response?

    • How the body responds to stress and the HPA axis

    • Creating change and repatterning your nervous system

    • The influence of fathers on infant’s development

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program here: https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com/?utm_medium=aff-traumarewired&utm_content&utm_source

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

    Join the Trauma Rewired Facebook Group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/761101225132846

    Head to https://calendly.com/traumarewired/consultation for a consultation to identify trauma responses in your own life and learn how to train your nervous system to move out of behaviors that aren’t serving you!

     

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    Attachment Styles Can Change and Are a Lens That Filters Relationships

    Attachment Styles Can Change and Are a Lens That Filters Relationships

    When a child’s needs aren’t being met by their caregiver, by not being fed or feeling safe, they develop a distorted view of relationships. This attachment schema is the lens through which they examine the behavior of others, impacting their ability to form relationships and lead a healthy, happy life.

    In past episodes, hosts Jennifer and Elisabeth have talked about connection being one of our survival needs, but an insecure attachment directly challenges this need. Being close to others, feeling vulnerable and connected, can also be very dysregulating to those who learned to survive with unemotional or unreliable caregivers.

    So, how can you overcome your learned patterns to create healthy relationships with yourself and others? The answer is nervous system training.

    In this episode, Jennifer and Elisabeth will walk you through attachment schema, how the three insecure attachment styles develop and show up as behavioral outputs, and how nervous system regulation has helped them work toward lasting change.

    Tune in for all this and more!

    Topics discussed in this episode:

     

    • Attachment style from the NSI perspective

    • How insecure attachment schema affects social development

    • Nervous system regulation as a way to change our patterns

    • The areas of the brain responsible for creating neuro tags

    • How the 3 insecure attachment styles develop and are expressed

    • Misconceptions about avoidant attachment style

    • Disorganized attachment and complex trauma

     

    Get started training your nervous system with our FREE 2-week offer:

    https://www.rewiretrial.com

     

    Learn more about the Neuro-Somatic Intelligence Coaching program and sign up for the spring cohort now! https://www.neurosomaticintelligence.com/?utm_medium=aff-traumarewired&utm_content&utm_source

     

    Sign up for the free Holiday Self-Care NSI Workshop on December 15th:

    https://neurosomaticintelligence.com/holidayselfcare

     

    Connect with us on social media:

    @trauma.rewired

     

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    https://brainbased-wellness.com/rewire-private-neuro-somatic-coaching/

     

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