Transitions are a normal part of life but they can take a toll on some of us. Sometimes simple paradigm changes can help us coast through changes in a healthy way to keep anxiety and stress at bay. This time of year, the transition from long and warm summer days to shorter and darker hours of fall can leave some of us feeling gloomy for no reason at all. Carrying the high-spirited joy of summer into the fall and winter can ease the transition for those who feel gloomy this time of year.Read the post Transition to Fall with a Summer Mindset
Healing Intergenerational Trauma is core to breaking the cycle of its transmission down through generations. It starts with a journey of exploration into your family history. Acknowledging your ancestors’ pain, as well as your own with a trauma-informed therapist can help you reshape your emotional and behavioural responses so you can deal with conflict and strife in a healthy way.Read the post Healing Intergenerational Trauma
Emptied bank accounts are not the only problem associated with scams. The psychological harm suffered by victims is insidious, laced with shame, and rarely discussed in public. Sadly, many victims internalize the trauma and opt to deal with it alone.
Victims of scams must, first and foremost know that they are not alone. The scammers are to blame, just like thieves are in a burglary.Read the post Psychological Harm Caused By Scammers
Emotional eating occurs when the urge to eat is driven by negative emotions. When the tongue senses delicious food, it activates pleasure responses in the brain and this acts like a powerful antidote for your feelings. Unfortunately, the pleasure niether lasts long nor removes the core problems that triggered your negative emotions.Read the post Does Emotional Eating Get You Down?
Highly Sensitive People (HSP) experience heightened sensitivity to physical, emotional or social stimuli because of an overactive Amygdala, the emotional centre of the brain. Positive incidents leave them joyously delirious, but negative ones overwhelm them with anxiety and apprehension. Many can benefit from routine self-care coping strategies to get through the experiences of daily living.Read the post Highly Sensitive People (HSP)
The term “intergenerational trauma” has recently appeared in the media following the discovery of mass graves on former residential school sites. It is very important for everyone, including non-Indigenous people, to understand what this term really means.Read the post Addressing Intergenerational Trauma
The COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent lockdown, is sparking relationship problems that are pushing couples to breaking point. This is precisely the time to deepen bonds and increase connections, rather than disengage and harbour resentment. If you have disconnected and not communicating well with your partner, here is what you need to know.Read the post Common Relationship Problems Facing Couples in Lockdown
As spiritual exercises like meditation and yoga rise in popularity, the concept of mantras has become more familiar. A mantra […]Read the post 5 Empowering Mantra for Women Dealing with Workplace Disenfranchisement
Few things zap your energy the way a stressful day can. Stress is known to reduce our levels of serotonin […]Read the post 5 Ways to Recharge Your Energy After a Rough Day