Balancing Your Body and Mind

What is Bioenergetics?

What is Bioenergetics?

Bioenergetics is a way of understanding personality in terms of the body and its energetic processes. These processes, namely, the production of energy through respiration and metabolism and the discharge of energy in movement, are the basic functions of life. How much energy one has and how one uses his energy determine how one responds to life situations. Obviously, one can cope more effectively...

Why is Bioenergetics a Big Key to Vitality?

Why is Bioenergetics a Big Key to Vitality?

Bioenergetics: The integration of mind, body and emotions. This video shows a few scenes from an interview with Alexander Lowen, founder of Bioenergetics where he talks about the body-mind split. “It integrates a work with the body, with the patient’s interpersonal relationships, and with his mental processes; each of which is correlated and interpreted in terms of the others…. Bioenergetic Analysis starts with the...

Depression: How My Body Healed Me

Depression: How My Body Healed Me

This is my attempt at communicating my own experience with depression and postpartum depression. It’s really challenging to translate feeling into words or through a video, but I hope what is helping me will help others too. Depression feels very different from sadness. The same way that happiness is different than indifference. Depression is like a chronic numbness with a life of it’s own....