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Season 3: Episode 10: Frequent Fliers, Jump Hugs and Doctor Connections for Powerful SCI Rehab

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Episode 10 gives you a close up look at medical interactions both raw and heartwarming and their impact on quality medical care. You’ll also hear a surprising cardiac benefit of the feeling of connection. Join Louise in learning about how to set up a frequent flier system to bring far away loved ones to the hospital bedside and her insights on ORANS and learning to receive. This installment in the Archer Story is also a ‘Thank You Letter’ to all of those who donated their Frequent Flier Miles to the Senfts in a time of crisis and the need for familial closeness. You will also hear about shocking arrogance in the medical profession with doctors hiding behind jargon and undermining medical treatment at other facilities and the impact of such undermining on patients health. Tune in to also hear shining examples of doctors practicing relationally and the uplifting difference that makes in patient relations as you hear from Archer’s cardiac surgeon at AtlantiCare and what it meant to him and Louise when he took the time to learn about Archer’s journey. You won’t want to miss hearing how patients can communicate with doctors in situations of unresolved medical conflict as well as how Spinal Cord Injury and Rehab doctors could collaborate to create greater well-being. 

 

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

 

Jessica Dibb, A dear friend and divine connection of Louise’s. Jessica is also a healer and an expert in breathwork. She and her 92 year old father were part of the journey the day before Archer was injured with taking part in the ORANS way, which Louise and Billy adopted as the posture of being open, on the cover of their book Being Relational and the ironic twist or divine intersection of events when Archer was injured. Jessica was part of Louise’s healing team she assembled for Archer outside the hospital during some of the most tumultuous times while Archer was struggling to breathe.

 

Ned Insley, The father of Archer’s good friend, Jeffers Insley. Ned helped Louise a great deal in getting Archer’s friends down to the Shepherd Center by becoming command central for a large Frequent Flier system. In doing so, he was part of Archer’s care team lifting Archer’s spirits and boosting his heart rate. 

Dr. Mohamed Elnahal, A cardiac surgeon committed to patient care and relationships at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. He is skilled in the implant of pacemaker devices, and Louise consulted him about Archer’s in a time of need and confusion on the subject and he implanted Archer’s pacemaker.

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing November 3, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

 

Music in this episode is:

 

Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6199-emotional-piano-improvisation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5867-emotionalism

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8022-calm-reflective-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8541-emotional-nostalgic

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7456-calm-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Cinematic Background Sad by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8181-cinematic-background-sad

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Poignant Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8752-poignant-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod

 

Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

Season 3: Trauma Healing Learning 9: Affirmations for Nurses with Riley Thacker

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Listen along as Louise chats with Riley Thacker, a good friend of Archer and a Nurse at the renowned Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. In Episode 9, we heard about Riley’s visit to the Shepherd Center to see Archer when she was a high-schooler, as well as her nerves and trepidation beforehand. Bodily awareness can sometimes precede mental awareness, pushing us toward our life’s mission. Listen in for how that life experience truly shaped a career choice. Tune in to learn more about the power of affirmations, medical burnout, a true behind the scenes look at the stressful schedule of a nurse, and even a bit about the early, behind-the-scenes organization of Archer’s artwork company, Slimeyard! Anyone can gain learnings about caring for oneself along with caring for others. From a young nurse’s expertise, straight to your daily life! Anticipate great conversation and lasting lessons in stress-reduction.

 

Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Poignant Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8752-poignant-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7456-calm-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8022-calm-reflective-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing November 3, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

To find out more about Louise and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, www.BaltimoreMediation.com and www.BeingRelational.com.  

 

To find out more about learning relational mediation skills for navigating hospital and medical conflict and trauma, visit the website BaltimoreMediation.com.  

 

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To find out more about Archer and to see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything  #lovehealstrauma  #beginagain

Season 3: Episode 9: The Highs and Lows of Spinal Cord Injury Rehab

Copy_of_blink-1024x512--47vyw9.jpgLouise takes us on the highs and lows of SCI rehab including her own internal tightrope walk and emotional balancing act as she wavered from the weight of worries that Archer was not seen as good enough in the eyes of the Shepherd Center.  You’ll hear her practical preparations for high school kids making their first visit to see Archer in rehab, with special interviews of those kids as they reflect back reminding us of how a traumatic event impacts many in surprising ways.  Pick up some tips for warding off hospital depression while Louise also reflects on careless statements of medical staff that cut deeply as she wrestles with speaking up or not. Listen in for the dramatic cliffhanger, and ready yourself for an extra special Trauma Healing Learning next week. Archer strong!

 

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

 

Mary McCune Dillon, one of the mighty Atlanta Angels and a dear college friend of Louise’s. Mary recalls the on the ground logistics of bringing Archer’s friends from Baltimore to see him in the hospital in Atlanta, and the conversations that took place in the car along the way.

 

Price Campbell, one of Archer’s dear friends from McDonogh School in Baltimore who was one of the first to come visit Archer in Atlanta. Hear about Price’s visit when she was just 16 years old to Archer’s hospital rehab room and what it was like to be part of the wave of their high school’s unending support of Archer’s recovery for the duration of the year he was away. Archer Strong!

 

Riley Thacker, one of Archer’s dear friends from McDonogh School. Hear Riley’s memories about visiting Archer in the hospital and how Archer’s classmates dedicated the Junior-year lounge to his battle for healing, and their battle cry to support him.

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing November 3, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

 

Music in this episode is:

 

Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6199-emotional-piano-improvisation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5867-emotionalism

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8022-calm-reflective-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8541-emotional-nostalgic

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7456-calm-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Cinematic Background Sad by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8181-cinematic-background-sad

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Poignant Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8752-poignant-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod

 

Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

Season 3: Trauma Healing Learning 8: Zen for Surgeons (with Dr. Phillip Pierorazio)

Copy_of_blink-1024x512--36uips.jpgThis week, join Louise in speaking with Dr. Phillip Pierorazio, Chief of Urology and Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical System, formerly Assistant Professor of Urology and Oncology in the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He is a surgeon that proudly operates with mindfulness, and he even has a podcast titled ‘Operate with Zen.’ Learn about mindfulness practices in the operating room!  Louise discusses her experiences with intention and mindfulness in a hospital setting, in addition to how both affected Archer’s healing journey. As it turns out, kissing the hands of surgeons is a mindful practice. Hear about how to instill thoughtfulness in your everyday life and also those around you. Mindfulness exists in many different forms!

 

Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Poignant Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8752-poignant-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7456-calm-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing November 3, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

To find out more about Louise and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, www.BaltimoreMediation.com and www.BeingRelational.com.  

 

To find out more about learning relational mediation skills for navigating hospital and medical conflict and trauma, visit the website BaltimoreMediation.com.  

 

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To find out more about Archer and to see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything  #lovehealstrauma  #beginagain

Season 3: Episode 8: The Ability to Know Certain Things

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This episode holds a much-awaited update from Louise to her family and friends. After not writing for a little over a week, there was a great deal of news to share. Archer encounters more medical challenges, including effects of the ventilator and mindfulness in the medical sphere. Listen in for the ups and downs of Archer’s journey, as well as some new additions to the Archer Blogs. Episode 8 includes more text messages than ever before, allowing listeners to continue experiencing the authentic, unedited story. You won't want to miss the clip of Archer's school community cheering him on from home!

 

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

 

Lillian Phipps Johnston, Louise’s younger sister from Chicago. Lillian shares more about Archer’s healing sanctuary and one of its most meaningful pieces of art.

Paula Senft Easton, Louise's daughter and the family member who posted the Archer blogs to Facebook on Louise's behalf. Paula discusses experiencing the Archer blogs, her newborn baby girl and the expansive nature of parental love.

Mary McCune Dillon, One of the blessed Atlanta Angels. Mary leaped into action when Archer needed valuable time with his friends. She understood how much this would lift his spirits while still in a hospital setting and immediately set out to help.

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

 

Music in this episode is:

 

Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6199-emotional-piano-improvisation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5867-emotionalism

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8022-calm-reflective-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8541-emotional-nostalgic

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Calm Meditation by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7456-calm-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Horizon Flare by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4837-horizon-flare

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod

 

Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

Season 3: Trauma Healing Learning 7: Healing Trauma through Acupuncture (with Dr. Janice Campbell, DOM, LAC, ADS)

Copy_of_blink-1024x512--2au6fy.jpgLast week, we joined trained acupuncturist and healer Dr. Janice Campbell on a journey through the many facets of somatic touch. In this episode, we plunge into the themes of the power of intention and attention for healing the body. We learn that when a strong mind-body connection is achieved, our life possibilities are endless. Listen in for some mind blowing insights for quadriplegics. We learn about Dr. Campbell’s personal healing experiences, as well as those of some dedicated patients. Listen in to the miraculous epiphany that led Dr. Campbell from stage management to acupuncture! This fascinating interview runs the gamut from hangover remedies to pinpointing trauma through involuntary, bodily movement. Accompany Louise and Dr. Campbell in contemplating the body’s response to trauma and the body’s organs that store our past experiences including the ‘the kidney hold.’ And, as it turns out, the heart is just as powerful as many of us believe it to be.

 

Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:

 

Falling Stars - Nature Sounds by Agnese Valmaggia

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6329-falling-stars-nature-sounds

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Meditate With Nature by chilledmusic

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7638-meditate-with-nature-

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Ethereal Meditative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6292-ethereal-meditative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Relaxing Meditation by Liron

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7891-relaxing-meditation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingReltional.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

Season 3: Episode 7: Patience, Jedi Master

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Season 3: Episode 7: Patience, Jedi Master

 

Another series of medical twists and turns sends Archer into surgery. This time, due to a serious sinus infection. As Louise prays the rosary, she contemplates miracles, the potential for transformational healing and the spiritual holy water from Lourdes, France. In this episode of Blink of an Eye, join Louise in exploring the paradoxes of crisis, the brain’s reactions to trauma and numbness, Louise’s thoughts on love and neuroplasticity, and with her youngest sister, Lillian, in sharing memories of the creation of a healing sanctuary in a hospital room and why it matters for medical staff. Louise also shares some unexpected encounters that may have you considering your various friendships as well.  

 

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

 

Lillian Phipps Johnston, Louise’s younger sister from Chicago. Lillian had a large part in creating another healing sanctuary, this time in Atlanta, complete with posters, his art and other contributions from loved ones.

Kathy Armstrong, a Financial Advisor with Heritage Financial and dear friend. She returned to Louise for Archer’s healing what Louise had given to her years ago for her own, the holy healing water from Lourdes.

Deidre Provosty Jasmin, Louise’s close college friend and one of the Atlanta Angels, who came to visit Louise as Archer was undergoing another complicated surgery. She and Louise speak about the story behind the rosary Dede pulled out of her purse, and the powerful moment of prayer in the hospital waiting room.

 

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

 

Music in this episode is:

 

Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6199-emotional-piano-improvisation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotionalism by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5867-emotionalism

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Falling Stars - Nature Sounds by Agnese Valmaggia

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6329-falling-stars-nature-sounds

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Emotional Nostalgic by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8541-emotional-nostalgic

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod

 

Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

Trauma Healing Learning 6: Healing Trauma Through Somatic Touch (with Dr. Janice Campbell, DOM, LAC, ADS)

Copy_of_blink-1024x512-7ho2q.jpgAt some point in life, many of us are tasked with the personal journey of addressing past trauma. We often find that the road to mental wellness is paved with roadblocks, as the body physically holds onto previous life experiences and traumas. In this Trauma Healing Learning, hear how a form of gentle touch greatly impacts the lives of patients and even heals old scars. Somatic healing practitioner and licensed acupuncturist Dr. Janice Campbell discusses the mind-body connection and how laying a hand on certain areas of the body can enact significant physical (and mental) change. This practice is even useful for those who are paralyzed or amputees. Join Louise in exploring the world of intention, attention and ‘The Kidney Hold.’ Learn about the ways in which body-bound trauma is expressed through physical movement, and the somatic healing methods, including Somatic Touch, which allow the body to release internal distress.

 

Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:

 

Falling Stars - Nature Sounds by Agnese Valmaggia

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6329-falling-stars-nature-sounds

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Deep Relaxation Preview by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5726-deep-relaxation-preview

License:

 

Meditate With Nature by chilledmusic

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7638-meditate-with-nature-

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

 

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingReltional.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

 

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

 

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

 

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Season 3: Episode 6: Like An Archer And His Arrow

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As Louise and her friend Dede sat in the waiting room while Archer was in surgery, the two prayed the rosary. Looking into each other’s eyes, they focused and imagined Archer’s healing.  All of these setbacks were just bumps along the way, Louise reminded herself. In this episode of Blink of an Eye, spend some time with Louise as she ponders with a young medical staff woman that in order to move forward, often we have to be pulled back. You’ll also hear about continued struggles with pain management and alternative medical approaches including a powerful interaction between Louise and her friend Jessica Dibb on medical meditation. 

In this episode, you’ll hear interview excerpts from:

Jessica Dibb, Director of the Global Breathwork Alliance and Louise’s close friend, who offered Louise spiritual support and wisdom on internal healing. She and Louise speak about their correspondence on these days in the story and the trust that was built between them for Louise to push the boundaries on medical advocacy.

Deidre Provosty Jasmin, Louise’s close college friend and one of the Atlanta Angels, who came to visit Louise as Archer was undergoing another complicated surgery. She and Louise speak about the story behind the rosary Dede pulled out of her purse, and the powerful moment of prayer in the hospital waiting room.

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

Music in this episode is:

Placid Ambient by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6189-placid-ambient

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Emotional Piano Improvisation by Alexander Nakarada

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6199-emotional-piano-improvisation

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Peppers Theme by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4998-peppers-theme

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Calm Reflective Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8022-calm-reflective-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Immersed by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3900-immersed

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Background Sentimental Piano And Cello by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/9034-background-sentimental-piano-and-cello

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Calm Contemplative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8663-calm-contemplative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

 

Trauma Healing Learning 5: Healing Somatically Through Food (with Tracy Brown, RD)

Copy_of_blink-1024x512-_56_9ksc3.jpgTrauma is connected in many ways to how we nurture ourselves and how we were nurtured when we were young. And for some people, that may influence their relationship with food. In today’s Trauma Healing Learning, Louise talks to Tracy Brown, a registered dietitian and somatic coach, about the intersection and connected relationship between trauma healing, our nervous systems and nutrition. Learn more about intuitive eating, Tracy’s unique practice and how to better advocate for a loved one’s or your own nutritional needs when they are in a medical setting or medical crisis.

You won't want to miss this engaging and eye-opening conversation on our relationship to food and our bodies!

Our theme music is by Victoria Vox. 

Music in this episode is:

Immersed by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3900-immersed

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Background Sentimental Piano And Cello by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/9034-background-sentimental-piano-and-cello

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Calm Contemplative Piano by MusicLFiles

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/8663-calm-contemplative-piano

License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 5, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit www.ICTHAT.org.

To find out more about Archer, Louise, and this podcast, visit the websites blinkofaneyepodcast.com, BaltimoreMediation.com and BeingRelational.com. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @blinkofaneyepodcast. Our Twitter is @blinkofaneyepod. Make sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

You can become a member of our Patreon community and see extra Blink of an Eye content and bonus episodes at: www.patreon.com/blinkofaneyepod

To see some of Archer’s artwork, check out www.slimeyard.com

#hopeforeverything   #obtaineverything

#lovehealstrauma

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