Four lessons from Simone Biles about trauma and life

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1 — Respecting limits

While Simone has already brought the sport of gymnastics to a new level through all kinds of amazing feats on the balance beam, vault, and uneven bars, in this…


Your fear may have an important message for you. Paying attention to it doesn’t mean you let it stop you from doing things you want to do.

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You’re not alone! An exercise from bioenergetic psychotherapy can help

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This science-based approach to therapy explores the mind-body connection as a healing modality

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How principles from bioenergetic therapy can inform your experience and give you clarity about setting your own boundaries

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A simple exercise from Bioenergetics can help, with a caveat


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The labyrinth in my yard, next to my office. I walk this winding path often enough to the route. I knew to find it through the snow, walking with my women’s group, after an outdoor fire ritual on Dec 19.


a serving of disappointment, a side of relief, a cup of conflict & a heap of anxiety


You are not alone!

Laurie Ure LICSW

Bioenergetic Psychotherapist. Passionately integrating body & mind in psychotherapy. Speaker, trainer, author. Email list www.laurieure.com, twitter @laurie_ure

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