Childhood trauma is more common than you think and if left unchecked can have lifelong side effects. Find a therapist that can help your child get through the trauma so they don't have to suffer their entire life.
Humans more fit to fear dangerous situations survived more, therefore as a survival mechanism we've learned to have fears. This infographic shows what happens in our brains when we have fears and what people's most common fears are.
Great description of how ACES (adverse childhood experiences) and subsequent stress affect the child's brain development . manifesting themselves in adulthood in health issues ranging from increased stress to substance abuse.
When you breathe deeply into your belly, it stimulates the vagus nerve, which then sends a message to the brain telling it to make the body relax. Stress hormone production is reduced, and other physiological stress effects (like capillary constriction, m
The 5 Step Self-holding Exercise Self-Regulation of PTSD Symptoms - regulation of extreme stress, fear, terror, anxiety. This self-therapy exercise for PTSD is inspired by Peter Levine's work / Somatic Experiencing
Do you feel like you’re failing at your goal of creating a better childhood for your kids than the one you had? I always told myself that my childhood wasn’t that bad. I had enough food, clothes and I’ve heard of worse childhoods than mine. I wondered why, in spite of all the good I’d created in my adult …