FIGHTING FOR CONNECTION – FINDING EACH OTHER THROUGH CONFLICT IN MARRIAGE In this episode I chat with the founders of in their Edina MN home about the effects of Trauma and working through it. We also discuss the work that Intentional Healing MN does with a variety of client populations. They can be found online at or on Instagram at

Feel to Heal

I’m mad and I’m a Black man.

Or does it sound best to say I’m a mad Black man?

You can see my face does not show satisfaction,

The more grounded I am, the better I feel

The more grounded I am, the better I feel. I can think more clearly and I can connect with myself and I can connect with those around me with more depth and with more presence.

Calm Body written by Charles Collins

What is a calm body to a Blackman,

Is it being unaware that is my everyday,

Is it not knowing when the next explosion of emotions

Makes an appearance to show my unhealed pain,

Sensorimotor and Mindful Awareness – A Learning Opportunity

Asphalt road towards the rising sun

When things are going as they usually go (down a rote pathway of the brain that runs at a subconscious level on autopilot), we may have little to no awareness of what’s happening as we move through our days.  Here, we can get stuck in our patterns. Conversely, when we pause and place awareness in […]

Flexibility in Thinking

Mental Flexibility Is Shown On A Business Photo Using The

What a gift there is in flexibility of thinking! A barrier to this flexibility for me at times can be because of fear of the unknown. This can cause my  brain to want to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. As helpful as this preparation may seem, for me, it’s not. It […]