Poised & Powerful Parenting

Neurodivergent Parenting with Chronic Pain with Graeson Harris-Young

May 15, 2023 Sarah Mayhan Episode 45
Poised & Powerful Parenting
Neurodivergent Parenting with Chronic Pain with Graeson Harris-Young
Show Notes

The world of parenting is full of stereotypes and toxic narratives, which can be even harder to deal with when you’re a parent managing chronic pain, neurodivergence, or anything that doesn’t fit the mold of “normal”. Learning strategies and methods of coping that work for your needs will help smooth out the journey of parenthood. This week, episode 45 of Poised & Powerful Podcast is about parenting with chronic pain and self-regulation as a parent! 

Want to know more about what to do to take care of yourself when you’re tense, stressed, or overstimulated? Bookmark my free Nervous System Slowdown playlist to build some bite-sized bodymind practices into your day. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5dXuxUdFQYYE6xxDZwwxTX?si=KUdjv-cWSNqmKng52Zanjg

Graeson Harris-Young is the owner of and creator behind This Might Help Us, where he educates people on how their brains and bodies work in practical ways that let them feel, move, and live better. Since 2016 he has worked in embodiment coaching with hundreds of people, including folks living with many forms of chronic pain as well as people who depend professionally on their bodies such as actors, dancers, and athletes. Graeson also has experience working with trauma in the body and has taught movement at a dozen or so universities and conservatories.

In this episode of Poised & Powerful Podcast, Graeson and I discuss the following:

  • Why chronic pain is hard to address in our current medical system.
  • Toxic narratives around chronic pain.
  • How to balance overstimulation as parents to young children.
  • The day-to-day of being a neurodivergent parent.

To check out Graeson’s FREE Posture Detox course, head to https://thismighthelp.us/

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Work with Sarah!


Ep. 28 How to Keep House While Drowning with KC Davis for building your own systems while chronically ill or neurodivergent. 

I recommend: The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O’Rourke and also Pain Is Really Strange by Steve Haines.

https://alexandertechniquescience.com/ for scientific research on posture, movement, and pain science in our practice of Alexander Technique.