It’s true, when we are overwhelmed this energy of ours gets “locked down.” The key is in “discharging” the once bound energy. Watch Somatic Experiencing pioneer Peter Levine as he demonstrates his popular Slinky presentation and discusses the enormous effects trauma has on the nervous system, and how he approaches treating trauma.

“When you are suppressing energy, you don’t have energy to really live, you’re not living, you’re using your energy to keep it down,” he says.

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