The Sacral Circle

09 Feb The Sacral Circle – Heal from Traumatic Stress

Heal from Traumatic Stress.

As a healed survivor who has taken a deep journey into early traumatic abuse, Susan Pease Banitt acts as a compassionate guide for those struggling to free themselves from the effects of traumatic stress.

In this episode, host Janie Terrazas and Susan discuss how the systems of the body are impacted by trauma and how true healing occurs.  “There is no separation between the brain and the body. Everything that happens to us happens to our bodies….our body and mind will heal itself if given the right environment.”

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Susan Pease Banitt, LCSW is the author of The Trauma Tool Kit: Healing PTSD from the Inside Out. Susan is a therapist and social worker in the rigorous Harvard medical system and has over thirty-five years experience in mental health work. She has worked in a variety of settings with hundreds of diverse clients over the years.

 

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26 Jan The Sacral Circle – Survivor to THRIVER

Survivor to THRIVER.

Cross over from being a trauma survivor to a THRIVER with host Janie Terrazas and her guest Victoria Moran.

Victoria candidly discusses her healing process and how she came into her own power after confronting her perpetrator.

Victoria shares her daily self-love rituals and mantra to help those who are looking to regain their wholeness. “The last leg of my healing has been about sharing and being present with those who are ready to face their trauma” Victoria explains.

Victoria Moran, M.S. is a clinical psychologist working on her doctoral internship at Stanford University. She specializes in trauma and health psychology. She is a spiritual advisor and a poet.

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12 Jan The Sacral Circle – You Deserve Wholeness

You Deserve Wholeness.

Welcome to The Sacral Circle where we are healing sexual trauma collectively and lovingly.

Join Host Janie Terrazas and Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis as they explore thriving in the wake of trauma.  Find out why silence is not healing and busy is not healing.

Enter a non-judgmental self-love haven where women safely share and heal shame and pain associated with the emotional, mental and physical effects of sexual trauma and receive inspirational support, words of comfort and empowering, healing advice.

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11 Jan Sacral Circle – Show Title Meaning and Symbolism

A person with an open Sacral Chakra is passionate, present in her body, sensual, creative, and connected to her feelings.

The circle symbol is universal, sacred and divine. It represents the infinite nature of energy, and the inclusivity of the universe. It represents the notions of totality, wholeness, original perfection, the Self, the infinite, eternity, timelessness, all cyclic movement, God.

The Sacral Chakra is your passion and pleasure center and it is located in the pelvic area. The gift of this chakra is experiencing our lives through feelings and sensations.

The second chakra is the center of feeling, emotion, pleasure, sensuality, intimacy, creativity and connection.

The energy of this chakra allows you to let go, to move, and to feel change and transformation occurring within your body. It allows you to experience this moment as it is, in its own fullness. Sexual trauma and/or relationship heartache can cause energetic blockages in the sacral.

The main challenge for the second chakra is the conditioning of our society. We live in a society where feelings are not valued, where passion and emotional reactions are being frowned upon. We are being taught not to “lose control”.  We get disconnected from our bodies and our feelings.

As if this was not enough, we also experience the wounds of our collective cultural struggles over many sexual issues of our society. On one hand sexuality is magnified and glorified, and on the other hand, it is rejected. This results in either blocked or excessive second chakra issues.

Passion is the fuel of creative energy. Everything you create, a poem, a drawing, or a website, originates from the energy of second chakra. It is also where your fertility originates.

SOURCE: http://www.chakra-anatomy.com/sacral-chakra.html

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11 Jan Sacral Circle – Janie Terrazas

Janie Terrazas is a Mindfulness Coach & Intuitive Healer.

A multi-talented, inspiration igniter who has dedicated her life to helping others learn how to live a more balanced, mindful, love-filled life. Her personal journey of self-discovery led to an awakening and the igniting of her coaching/wellness career. Prior to answering her calling as a coach and healer, Janie worked in the broadcasting and entertainment field in Los Angeles.

Certifications: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Instructor, Life-Optimization Coach, Reiki Master Practitioner, Spiritual Advisor

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