Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19

Trauma & Recovery in the Time of COVID-19: A Q&A with Jamie Marich, PhD The pandemic poses a unique set of challenges for those in recovery: physical distancing and isolation are compounded by economic uncertainty, health-related stress, and complex interpersonal dynamics. Being in community is a vital component of recovering from addiction and trauma, and with …continue

Ayurveda: An Ancient Approach to Modern Illness

Guest post by Dr. L. Eduardo Cardona-Sanclemente, PhD, author of the forthcoming Ayurveda for Depression. Coronavirus – an unwelcome new visitor or an old foe? Hello there, How are you doing? I hope you are holding up well. These are challenging times for many of us, having to live our lives in a completely different …continue

Lying Down to Sorrow: On the Work That Lies Ahead

A conversation with Trebbe Johnson and Francis Weller In the fall of 2018, authors Trebbe Johnson and Francis Weller initiated a conversation that we anticipated would be rich, unexpected, and offer something vital to our readers. The conversation began, then was disrupted weeks later as climate change-driven fires ravaged Northern California. The devastation wrought by …continue

The Coronation: An Essay by Charles Eisenstein

Listen to the audio edition here. For years, normality has been stretched nearly to its breaking point, a rope pulled tighter and tighter, waiting for a nip of the black swan’s beak to snap it in two. Now that the rope has snapped, do we tie its ends back together, or shall we undo its …continue

Cleaning the Wound

Reflections on my Transcending anthology contribution – Five years later  March 31st is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual holiday celebrated around the world. NAB is proud to join in celebrating the accomplishments, voices, and victories of the transgender and gender non-conforming community, while recognizing that there’s still much work to be done to …continue