In last week’s article, we discussed how traumatic moments often affect the brain/body in ways that become strongly patterned. Two critical conclusions were noted: First, the immediate response to trauma includes overwhelming fear, and how we respond is not consciously
As the New Year is upon us, many of us reflect upon our lives, our successes, our satisfaction, where we have been and likely where we are going. If life is filled with enormous levels of satisfaction and happiness, then
Daily, the news is filled with horrific incidents worldwide, such as terrorism or the seemingly endless shooting sprees at workplaces, schools, and military bases. In addition, the political climate reflected in the media intrigues many parents and children to become
What is Fear-Based Parenting? Worries and anxieties about your child and their future all stem from fear. These fears lead to repetitive parenting actions that undermine your child’s general sense of well-being. We often have elaborate excuses and justifications for
No doubt. Tough times. And for many, very, very tough times. When living on very little, having nothing now is the difference between eating and not eating. I drove by a recycling center this week. It was cold and rainy.
Have you noticed your brain is habitually asking questions? It happens automatically and goes on constantly throughout the day. For many, the questions generated during smooth times are torturous enough to cause stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. But look
The impact of the current circumstances, combined with the unknowns about the future, has had an impact on our underlying state of fear and anxiety. Initial studies are not surprising as all, suggesting that many Americans deeply feel the impact