This journal is specially designed with the lived experience of mental illness in mind. Talk isn't always easy, especially when trauma is in the mix, this helps incorporate body-first or bottom-up approaches into your communication is a gentle way. Help patients track track and train awareness of their bodily sensations and emotional states. in a way that requires little effort or vulnerability. Trauma-informed concepts from somatic awareness, art therapy, journaling, "name it to tame it," and loving kindness inform the journal's design.