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7 Unknown But Effective Ways To Ease Stress

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Stress is common with every human and can be caused by work, school, or even rest. A study by Gallup poll suggested that more than 55% of Americans live with stress, and 35% of the world’s population is suffering from stress. Relieving stress will improve our mental and physical well-being. Fight or Flight Stress is activated when excess adrenaline and …

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What Is Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is an integrative approach and sees the therapist’s job as helping the client to disentangle themselves from their parts and access the Self, which can then connect with each part and heal it so that the parts can let go of their destructive roles and enter into a harmonious collaboration, led by the Self. The founder, …

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Get the Help You Need: 7 Treatments For PTSD

Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is no laughing matter. The effects of this disorder can be brought on by any number of circumstances. The stress of combat is one of the chief causes. There are a number of treatments that have been proposed to deal with it. Here are the 7 most common of them. 1. Exposure Therapy …

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4 Ways Trauma Affects Your Body and Mind

Millions of U.S. citizens experience life-altering trauma each day, but most begin to heal within a few months. However, post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition impacting people who have been involved in or witnessed a traumatic event and continue to have symptoms for a long time. According to the Veterans Administration, 7-8% of the U.S. population will suffer from PTSD …

How Trauma Can Impact Our Lives

Trauma is a significant symptom that can affect anyone. It can come up in conversations often, and you might think it’s only reserved for the most extreme situations, but trauma can afflict anyone.   In this post, we’ll go over what trauma is, some examples of trauma, and provide some helpful advice on coping with traumatic events.   What is …

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Signs that you are an emotional punching bag

No one likes to think of themselves as an emotional punching bag. Sadly, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, there is always a chance that you will end up in an emotionally abusive relationship. There are certain characteristics that might increase your chances of becoming an emotional punching bag. I am going to outline these …

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Why you need to trust your instincts

We all have instincts that do their best to serve us well. The problem is that many of us are no longer tuned in to our instincts. We have forgotten how to trust our instincts due to conditioning by parents, authority figures, and society in general.   Our ‘essential self’ (the natural raw version that we are born into) become …

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Dysfunctional Upbringings Wreck Society

There are so many crazy people out there and I’ve worked with a fair share of them. Murderers, paedophiles, rapists and Schizo’s…I’ve seen them all. Apart from those with organic mental illness/brain disease, the common characteristic is always a dysfunctional upbringing. Parents screw up their kids and this leads to an even more screwed up society. If parents were educated …

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The face of trauma as an adult

Experiencing trauma as an adult has many similarities when comparing how adults behave after experiencing childhood trauma. This post identifies the typical patterns that emerge from childhood trauma. The experience is related to trauma lived by a female, however many adult males are affected by trauma during their adult lives as well. What is trauma? Trauma is a powerful and …

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Why your body never forgets trauma

Your body never forgets trauma because it imprints upon your nervous system and leaves a lasting impression  – almost like a permanent ‘dent’ in your bodywork. Trauma is so overwhelming that the brain struggles to process the experience correctly and the memories get stored in a jumbled up and distorted way. The body never forgets trauma and it can change …