Ally Loprete

Healing from Trauma and Awakening Your Body’s Wisdom



At one level or another, traumatic experiences are a part of any life… From the emotional shock of a parent or peer’s careless words in childhood to intense physical injuries or life-threatening emergencies and assaults….no one’s body is immune to the effects of traumatic events. Not only do these events take a toll on our psyches, in the book Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom (New World Library, June 14, 2017), author Suzanne Scurlock-Durana explains how they they cut us off from the wisdom of our bodies as well. Are you paying attention to the signals your body is sending you? “The body has its own language that is older and more primal than most of us realize,” writes Suzanne. “Most of us are conditioned at a very young age to turn off this inner guidance system of sensation, imagery, and inner knowing. Our priceless body wisdom is getting lost as our culture speeds up and becomes more technology driven. Compounding this issue is the fact that life’s traumas al