Reintegrating the Body, Mind and Spirit After Sexual Violence

Reintegrating the Body, Mind and Spirit After Sexual Violence

Comment(s) August 12, 2013

Our founder’s essay in elephant journal “Reintegrating the Body, Mind and Spirit After Sexual Violence” describes her experience of the benefits of approaching trauma healing holistically, and utilizing healing arts modalities that address the physical, emotional and spiritual impacts of sexual violence in order to promote resilience. “The journey to heal after sexual violence is not […]Read More

Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence

Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence

Comment(s) August 5, 2013

Trauma-Informed Care for LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual Violence Providing trauma informed and survivor-centered care to individuals who have been sexually assaulted requires deep knowledge about the layered physical, mental and spiritual impacts of sexual trauma. However, care can be greatly enhanced when the practitioner also understands and is sensitive to the survivor’s unique identity/identities and […]Read More

Embodied Healing through Five-Element Acupuncture: An Interview with Melissa Farran

Embodied Healing through Five-Element Acupuncture: An Interview with Melissa Farran

Comment(s) July 28, 2013

Embodied Healing through Five-Element Acupuncture: An Interview with Melissa Farran Introduction by Molly Boeder Harris There are as many ways to approach healing from the trauma of sexual violence as there are survivors, and an important element of empowerment after trauma comes through making choices about healing practices that feel intuitive and meaningful to the […]Read More

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Color Healing: Behind the Colors of The Breathe Network Logo

Comment(s) July 10, 2013

Color Healing: Behind the Colors of The Breathe Network Logo Over a decade ago, I was introduced to the concept of utilizing color to support physical, emotional and energetic healing by color therapist, Diantha Harris of Life Potentials Network. I believe all of us have an intuition for the colors that nurture us and we may feel naturally drawn towards specific colors at different […]Read More

Endless Reasons to Rise

Endless Reasons to Rise

Comment(s) February 19, 2013

Endless Reasons to Rise Responding to Eve Ensler’s call to the global community last week, “Why are you rising?” with her movement One Billion Rising, the Founder & Executive Director of The Breathe Network, Molly Boeder Harris wrote a stream of consciousness essay that was published in elephant journal. Her poetic essay reflects on her […]Read More

The Journey to Heal

The Journey to Heal: Understanding Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Comment(s) January 5, 2013

The Journey to Heal: Understanding Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Two of  The Breathe Network practitioners, Alexis Marbach and Zabie Yamasaki, share their experiences and insights gained from attending the Justice Resource Institute’s Trauma Center’s trauma-sensitive yoga teacher training in this guest blog.  100 people. Five different continents. One mission: Transforming the lives of trauma survivors through the practice of yoga. […]Read More

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The Story Behind The Breathe Network – Mommy Mystic Interview

Comment(s) August 2, 2012

The Story Behind The Breathe Network – Mommy Mystic Interview “Every trauma victim experiences a unique array of individual physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual symptoms and I was really able to address all of them through these various healing arts modalities. Whether it was sleep disturbances and nightmares, tension or pain in a part of […]Read More

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Color and Healing – Guest Post by Diantha Harris

Comment(s) July 25, 2012

Color and Healing – Guest Post by Diantha Harris Years ago, when I began to study color as a healing tool, I did not realize that I was searching for my own deep healing.  I remember, though, that feeling I had when I first discovered that color packed a wallop far beyond that of the visual […]Read More

Transcending the Trauma of Sexual Violence with Yoga

Transcending the Trauma of Sexual Violence With Yoga

Comment(s) July 23, 2012

Transcending the Trauma of Sexual Violence With Yoga Sexual violence can impact every facet of a survivor’s life, including their physical, mental and spiritual health. Feminist philosopher Ann Cahill, PhD captures the pervasive, embodied nature of the trauma of rape in her book Rethinking Rape, explaining: “As a traumatic, violent, embodied experience, rape does not merely attack […]Read More

Integrated Healing for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Integrated Healing for Survivors of Sexual Violence – Radio Interview

Comment(s) May 24, 2012

The Founder and Executive Director of The Breathe Network, Molly Boeder Harris, is interviewed by host Diantha Harris on www.blogtalkradio.com discussing integrated healing for survivors of sexual violence. They explore what constitutes sexual violence or rather the spectrum of sexual violence, the impacts that sexual violence has on the body, mind and spirit, and innovative and […]Read More

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