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Embodied Trauma: The Connection Between Body and Mind

Embodied Trauma: The Connection Between Body and Mind   Understanding the profound impact of trauma on our physical and emotional well-being unveils a complex interplay that shapes the way we navigate the world. This exploration delves into the ways trauma is stored within the body, influencing memory recall and triggering physical responses to the ghosts …

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Transformative Habits for Well-Being: Breaking Free from Life Dissatisfaction

Transformative Habits for Well-Being: Breaking Free from Life Dissatisfaction   In the relentless pursuit of a fulfilling life, we often grapple with habits that unknowingly undermine our well-being. Maladaptive lifestyle habits wield a profound influence on one’s holistic well-being, permeating through various dimensions of physical, mental, and emotional health. The repercussions of such habits are …

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“I’m Not Angry!”: Building Emotional Awareness and Connecting to Anger

“I’m Not Angry!”: Building Emotional Awareness and Connecting to Anger   The challenge of recognizing or experiencing anger is a complex phenomenon with roots in diverse psychological, cultural, and individual factors.  Unveiling the intricacies of recognizing and experiencing anger requires an exploration of the diverse elements that contribute to this phenomenon. From deeply rooted psychological …

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Navigating Fate’s Tapestry: the Mysteries of Destiny

Navigating Fate’s Tapestry: the Mysteries of Destiny       The concept of destiny is intricate and multifaceted, drawing discussions from both psychological and spiritual perspectives. Psychology approaches the idea empirically, examining the interplay between determinism and free will. Determinism proposes predetermined and inevitable events, while free will suggests individuals can make choices independently. Self-Determination …

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Holiday Blues: Winter Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Holiday Blues: Winter Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) As winter sets in and daylight hours dwindle, many individuals find themselves grappling with a range of emotions that extend beyond the typical holiday stress. For some, this may be indicative of holiday depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). In this blog post, we’ll explore how …

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Alone and Anxious: How to Manage Anxiety and Discomfort in Solitude

Alone and Anxious: How to Manage Anxiety and Discomfort in Solitude In the fast-paced world we live in, finding comfort in solitude can be a challenging journey, often accompanied by feelings of anxiety and shame. Understanding that these emotions are common and can be addressed through a combination of self-compassion, gradual exposure, and positive reframing …

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5 Effective Strategies for Challenging the Negative Core Belief “I’m Not Good Enough”

5 Effective Strategies for Challenging the Negative Core Belief “I’m Not Good Enough”   The negative belief that “I’m not good enough” is a pervasive and limiting mindset that can hinder personal growth and well-being. Challenging and changing this negative core belief is a crucial step toward cultivating a positive self-image. In this blog post, …

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Understanding Caregiver Burnout in Dementia

Understanding Caregiver Burnout in Dementia Caring for a loved one with dementia is a journey fraught with challenges, and one of the most significant hurdles caregivers face is the risk of burnout. As the progressive nature of dementia unfolds, caregivers find themselves navigating a complex psychological terrain that demands resilience, empathy, and a deep understanding …

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Trauma and Financial Stress

Trauma and Financial Stress   The relationship between complex trauma and an individual’s attitudes and behaviors related to money is intricate and layered, rooted in the profound psychological and emotional impact of prolonged and severe traumatic experiences. Complex trauma is characterized by its enduring nature, frequently taking shape within interpersonal relationships during critical developmental periods. …

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