Ignite Wellbeing & The Milk Bank
Christy Gauss, MSW, LSW & Melanie Fauth, RN of Ignite Wellbeing are Advanced Practitioners trained by The Center for Mind Body Medicine. They offer a variety of courses that use the science behind Mind-Body Medicine for teaching strategies that help heal psychological trauma and stress. Ignite Wellbeing worked with The Milk Bank to bring introductory sessions to caregivers and healthcare providers. The Milk Bank wanted to bring these resources to the bereaved milk donors we support, and facilitated a private, 8-week classes for just bereaved parents.
Now thanks to funding from the Indianapolis Colts, The Milk Bank is offering two additional 8-week sessions for bereaved parents. Sign up here for more information.
Thriving Through Chaos
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed parenting to its limits. Coping with a work from home setup, daycare closures, unemployment, and school shutdowns have left parents stuck in fight or flight mode. There are even parents among us who, in the midst of a pandemic, are caring for critically ill infants and children.
Life is full of interruptions. Bookmark the recording to watch when you have time!
Mind-Body Medicine Resources
Throughout “Thriving With Chaos,” Christy and Melanie shared a variety of resources, which we have linked to below. Message them at email@example.com with additional questions!
How To Meditate: A Guide To Self Discovery, Lawrence LeShan
Brain Rules, John Medina
The Body Keeps The Score, Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
The Deepest Well, Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris
Daring Greatly & Rising Strong, Brené Brown
How Stress Effects Your Brain Video
The Transformation, James S. Gordon, MD
Permission To Feel, Marc Brackett, Ph.D
Wherever You Go, There You Are, Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn
Center for Mind Body Medicine has the world’s largest, most effective evidence-based program for healing population-wide psychological trauma and stress. In the 29 years since its founding, they have developed a model of self-care, social support, and community building that has transformed practices and outcomes in health care, the training of health care professionals and the education of children.
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