A community ravaged by record-breaking wildfires in Northern California learns mindfulness-based breathing tools to heal their children’s trauma.
Dependencies on drugs and alcohol to get through our bad times produce huge obstacles in the way of our abilities to TakeCare of ourselves. Follow those in On Solid Ground who discover their inner strengths through meditation, breathing techniques, yoga, and walking in nature - strengths that are always there to call upon. The bad times still come, such is life, but with a greater sense of themselves and their internal power, such moments can ease and eventually transform into better times that keep them on their journeys to health and well-being.
There are many aspects of our lives that can be very stressful. That stress takes a toll on our minds and our bodies. It hurts our ability to be present with those we love and care about. Follow a correctional officer in a maximum security prison as he discovers ways of “Finding the Silence” and learns to TakeCare. Like him, we can also develop the ability to recognize the stress that is happening in our lives, experience the calm of meditation and access our own internal power to then let it go.
Like so many other young people coping with adverse childhood experiences (ACES), high school student Macalah is struggling to take care of herself while also taking care of her mom and two younger brothers. With the help of her pediatrician, she learns how to change her response to trauma and develop the freedom to dream.
What would you do if you had a lifetime of insomnia? In Night After Night, one woman shares her experience of sleepless nights and her desperation to give her body a chance to recharge. Discover what finally made the difference for her, and how these approaches could help others with sleep challenges.
Jaiquan’s Sketch tells a story of the healing power of expressive arts. Jaiquan’s Sketch is an inspiring story of personal transformation, which demonstrates how art therapy can offer a rich, creative avenue for people attempting to recast their personal identities and improve their lives.
Adults and children share what stress means to them and how they find ways to cope. See how resetting allows them to relax in stressful situations and why it is important for you to find your reset too.
“Yoga is for everyone.” After learning yoga changes one woman’s life, she brings its transformative power to her community of working-class African Americans. Together, they realize the power of mind, body, spirit and community.