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What are the Fight, Flight and Freeze Responses?

What are the Fight, Flight and Freeze Responses?

Our bodies have two complementary nervous systems: ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜†๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ (arousing) and ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜†๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ (calming). Both are needed not only for psychological balance but for survival. Without a parasympathetic modification, the heart would beat too quickly to sustain...

How to Heal Avoidant Attachment Style

How to Heal Avoidant Attachment Style

Background People with avoidant attachment styles have a tendency to stay away from intimacy or to diminish the importance of relationships. They often were neglected: left alone too much as children, rejected by their caregivers, or their parents werenโ€™t present...

How To Heal Anxious Attachment Style

How To Heal Anxious Attachment Style

People with ambivalent or anxious attachment deal with a lot of anxiety in relationships. Their caregivers showed them love in an inconsistent way, the reason why they never knew when they will get their needs met, and when they will not, leaving them hypervigilant...

6 foundations of a healthy relationship

6 foundations of a healthy relationship

What are the secrets to creating happy and healthy relationships? While on the outside it looks like some couples have the secrets to a happy relationship, the truth is they just found better ways of dealing with the problems that cross their path compared to the ones...

Mindfulness Practices That Ease Anxiety

Mindfulness Practices That Ease Anxiety

Theย American Psychological Association (APA) is talking about anxiety as โ€œan emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.โ€ It is important to know that all of us have feelings of anxiety from time...

The key to relationship success

The key to relationship success

Now that we know the meaning of an attachment style in relationships, letโ€™s find out what the main attachment styles need in order to feel secure within an intimate relationship. Itโ€™s important to know that by showing compassion towards us and our partner we can find...

Overcoming the need for happiness

Overcoming the need for happiness

For thousands of years, humans have been questioning themselves what the purpose of life and happiness is. People are wired to pursue happiness, not only to enjoy it, but to want more and more of it. Instead of ever feeling fulfilled, most of the people...

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