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How to Get Unstuck During the Pandemic

How to Get Unstuck During the Pandemic

One of the hallmarks of trauma are feeling powerless, stuck and unable to change the situation we are in. And that is because when traumatic events occurred we were a victim of our circumstances and had no way of avoiding or changing what has happened. For example,...

What are the Fight, Flight and Freeze Responses?

What are the Fight, Flight and Freeze Responses?

The the body has 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

Tisย better to have loved and lost than neverย toย have loved at all. Today we are going to talk about the avoidant attachment andย how to heal it. Background history The avoidant attachment was created as a life threat response - the child was so emotionally neglected by...

How To Heal Anxious Attachment Style

How To Heal Anxious Attachment Style

It's time to move from fear to empowerment. It's time to heal. Iโ€™ve read several books on attachment styles and went to therapy just to find out that few people knew exactly how each attachment style heals. Most resources discuss the traits of each attachment style...

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...

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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