Mary's business partner, colleague, mentor and Founder of Lumos Transforms, Nkem Ndefo gives a most comprehensive description of The Resilience Toolkit
The New Pain Science: When it comes to chronic pain, the issue is not always in the tissue. Read about how pain is modulated by somatic, psychological and social domains.
One of my personal faves, Katy Bowman explains a little about the Pelvic Floor.
Dr. Evan Osar on Corrective Exercise Strategies for Lower Back Pain:The Psoas and Anterior Pelvic Tilt.
This Broken Brain interview with Dan Seigel is deeply rich and informative. I strongly encourage all my clients to listen to it. (It's over and hour so get some tea and a blanket)
This interview speaks to the integration of many disciplines: neurophysiology, biology, physics, math and spirituality. He weaves all their stories together in a cohesive, easy to follow celebration, which can really help regular folk like us to understand this thing we call the "mind/body". It also serves to underscores the value of awareness and using mindfulness tools, as an everyday practice.
Shake Off Stress
A cartoon by South Africa TRE Stars Group explains Freeze State and the therapeutic tremor as understood by TRE, 2015.
At Lumos Transforms we are already doing this "Healing Centered Engagement" work. In fact, it lies at the very heart of our mission.
Mary discusses The Resilience Toolkitand the need for self-regulation as a precursor to any and all trauma work including TRE, with Kole Whittey, 2018
Mary is interviewed by Portland Helmich, Headlines, Heath and Healing, TRE 2014.
ARTICLES & PAPERS
This article about the benefits of massage was written by Mary for Ageist Magazine. Mary is a regular contributor to this international magazine which celebrates people enjoying life over 50.
More Than Pampering: The Biological Benefits of Massage: AGEIST by Mary P. Shriver
TRE Trainer Richmond Heath explains neurogenic/therapeutic tremors in the context of the stress-relaxation cycle according to Stephen Porges, 2018. "Parasympathetic Arousal: a poly-vagal informed model of neurogenic tremors"