Co-regulating (online) classrooms during a crisis

Teachers are quickly shifting to online learning environments in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the demands of social distancing. During this crisis stress levels are heightened for all of us. Trauma-impacted students, and in fact everyone, are susceptible to resurfacing trauma-related reactivity due to the compounding uncertainty and unpredictability this crisis presents. It is… Continue reading Co-regulating (online) classrooms during a crisis

Integrating mindfulness and the body at school

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There are many reasons why we disconnect from our bodies. They can be the site of worry, shame or pain. Almost every choice we make shows up in the contours of our body at some stage. The latest scientific research tells us that trauma lodges itself in the body. Psychiatrists and neuroscientists have discovered that… Continue reading Integrating mindfulness and the body at school