Cultivating the resilience necessary for the continuity of human civilization.
"Stephanie’s work marks a tremendous turning point, a point of remembering and reuniting with the regenerative power of embryonic Original Brilliance.” – Dr. Spring Cheng, Indigenous Chinese Taoist and acupuncturist
Restore resilience at its developmental source through energy medicine
• Shares the author’s journey of learning the healing art of Jin Shin, discovering the embryological roots of resilience, and healing her own trauma
• Explores how the Jin Shin sites correlate with the Chinese Extraordinary Meridians and with specific embryological events
• Shows how subtle touch in combination with trauma resolution amplifies neuroresilience, enhances creativity, restores motivation, and heals the fragmentation and disconnection associated with trauma and shock
When neuroscientist Stephanie Mines started practicing the hands-on healing Art of Compassion, she began to unravel the mystery of trauma and the secret to resilience. As a survivor of early childhood abuse, police brutality as a social justice activist, and a series of dysfunctional and abusive relationships, Mines was profoundly curious about how the human nervous system finds resilience despite the cumulative burden of chronic stress and traumatic life events. While earning her doctorate in neuropsychology, she met Mary Iino Burmeister, master of the Art of Compassion, or Jin Shin Jyutsu. Art of Compassion consists of non-invasive touch, using the fingertips, on sites of the body that are similar to acupuncture points.
After the Art of Compassion helped Mines resolve her own trauma and awaken her innate resilience, she began to incorporate it into her clinical research. She discovered that the map of the body she learned from Burmeister sites correlated with the Chinese Extraordinary Meridians or Rivers of Splendor, which develop prenatally. She then began investigating our earliest neurodevelopmental processes and was able to correlate the Extraordinary Meridians with specific embryological events. She found that subtle touch on these sites in combination with trauma resolution amplifies neuroresilience, enhances creativity, restores motivation, and heals the fragmentation and disconnection associated with trauma and shock.
Sharing her personal journey as a Wounded Healer, Mines reveals not only how to unlock the secrets of resilience for individual healing but also how embodied resilience will help us heal our wounded planet.
Personal, lyrical, poetic and steeped in the science of embryogenesis, The Secret to Resilience guides you in reclaiming who you truly are, no matter what overwhelming experience appears to have distracted you from the truth. As we inhabit a world that tests our endurance, resilience, adaptability and alignment, The Secret to Resilience shows us in profoundly personal ways how we have never lost any one of those attributes.
The Secret of Resilience is available for order on INNER TRADITIONS.
Available after book launch in Summer 2023 through:
Ubiquity University— in collaboration with Dr. Stephanie Mines and in partnership with Climate Change and Consciousness and the TARA Approach and an amazing faculty team— is offering students an opportunity to upgrade their coursework in Regenerative Health to graduate degrees.
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“The generosity of spirit and commitment to healing that Dr. Mines demonstrates in her work is truly inspirational. She has gained our respect and admiration. She has helped us to effectively support the healing process of the thousands of women and children who seek help from us each year.”
– Anne Tapp, Executive Director, Boulder County Safehouse
“The TARA Approach is a masterful design for regeneration and profound healing. In a world of constant debilitating shock, Stephanie Mines offers skillful means to resolve personal and collective wounding in ways that illuminate as well as heal.”
– Jean Houston, Ph.D.
“The ideas of the TARA Approach are accessible. The biochemistry is relevant, authoritative, up-to-date, and presented as a fascinating account of nature’s handiwork. The techniques are easily applied and are effective.”
– Donna Eden, Author of Energy Medicine
“I have seen the TARA Approach naturally direct mothers and babies to their inner strength and health. I also use the system myself to sustain enduring the long hours and relentless demands of being a caring obstetrician.”
– Jade McGaff, MD
“Stephanie Mines, moves through the complex territory of healing with refreshing grace, candor and immense wisdom.”
– Pat Ogden, Ph.D., Founder of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Author of Trauma and the Body
“Stephanie Mines focuses on giving people simple and effective tools that they can use preventatively in a multitude of potentially traumatic situations.”
– Peter Levine, Ph.D., Founder of Somatic Experiencing, Author of Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma and Trauma Proofing Your Kids
“Dr. Stephanie Mines has dedicated her life to a brilliant exploration of embryology. In that exploration she has found the secret to resilience that is the key to meeting these chaotic and heartbreaking times.” ~ Dr. Clare Willocks, MD, OBGYN, Founder of Bridging the Healthcare Gap
“Stephanie Mines is a unique resource in the healing world and her work is of inestimable value to the planet.”
– Julie Motz, MPH, Author, Hands of Life
“Stephanie powerfully embodies the teachings she is offering. As a healed healer she is a catalyst and nurturing guide. Her work navigating the delicate terrain caused by shock and trauma is grounded in the body, sophisticated in its thinking and delivered in love. My development as a creative woman has been inspired by Stephanie’s caring presence in my life for the past ten years.”
– Melissa Michaels, Ed.D., Author of Youth on Fire
Learn More About Stephanie Mines' Work Here.
Stephanie shares her personal investigations and clinical research into how the brain networks experiences of spiritual guidance alongside her understanding of the neurophysiology of receiving and transmitting it. Clear guidance is differentiated from intuition or occasional psychic hunches. It is an integrated, holistic neuro-chemical phenomenon that forever transforms the individual who experiences it, recalibrating their nervous system.
Musings of a Crone who is also a neuroscientist, an embryologist, and a poet.
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