The Principle of Good Enough

In Uncategorized by Cynthia Allen

There was a time I was hungry to discover that I was good enough. I didn’t need to keep striving, struggling or trying to be different. Hallelujah! I was good enough. If you have done any kind of self-help work or psychotherapy, you have probably encountered the value of accepting yourself and others as is. But that actually isn’t the topic …

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Quieting the Nervous System | Feldenkrais lessons

In feldenkrais, Video by Cynthia Allen

A disordered nervous system is a noisy one much like a lot of radio stations playing at once or electronic static that makes it difficult to tune into what the useful information coming our way. There are many reasons for this noise. Past trauma, missing development links, and chronic pain are among them. In this video, Cynthia Allen offers a …

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Chronic Pain and the Feldenkrais Method

In Back Pain by Cynthia Allen

Recently Jane Brody, a science writer for the New York Times, reported on the Feldenkrais Method as a path for overcoming back pain. She not only gave a personal recommendation for it, in a subsequent article on the opioid epidemic and non-pharmaceutical options, the New York Times mentioned the importance of movement modalities and linked to Brody’s article as an …