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