9 Signs Your Body Is Releasing Trauma

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Trauma changes the brain and the way the brain responds to a variety of stimuli. As a result, it leaves many people with heightened nervous system responses and other disruptive physical symptoms. Many trauma survivors don’t realize that their physical discomfort is tied to their trauma. Others may realize it but can’t seem to find […]

What Is an Unexpected Life Event and How Can You Cope?

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Life often throws curveballs when they’re least expected. From sudden job losses to unexpected health challenges, these unforeseen events can turn worlds upside down in the blink of an eye. But what is an unexpected life event and why is it crucial to understand and cope with them? This blog delves into what unexpected life […]

Finding Your Balance: How to Use Breathing Techniques to Calm Your Mind

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Amidst the hustle and bustle, simple yet powerful techniques can make a significant difference. One such technique is focused on something we do naturally but often overlook – breathing. Breathing is an integral part of our autonomic nervous system, playing a key role in both sympathetic (fight or flight) and parasympathetic (rest and digest) responses. […]

Why PTSD Is Not Just About Having Flashbacks

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About 6% of people in the United States will have PTSD at some point in their lives. Despite that relatively large percentage, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about this condition. Many people hold a lot of misconceptions about PTSD. Can you have PTSD without flashbacks? What are the “normal” symptoms of PTSD anyway? […]

Talk to Each Other: How Couples Counseling Removes Friction and Barriers

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You love your partner and can’t imagine your life without them. But sometimes, you both feel like you are speaking foreign languages when trying to communicate with each other. Sound familiar? If so, rest assured that you and your partner are not the only ones who struggle to talk to each other. Lack of communication […]

The Best Tips on How to Trust Your Intuition When You Have Anxiety

Although most people have felt anxious at one point or another, it may be surprising to learn that nearly one in three adults in the US suffers from an anxiety disorder. When feeling anxious, it can be difficult to see things clearly. The situation might even start to feel insurmountable. The good news is that there are […]

Understanding Restful Healing for Trauma Recovery

Approximately 6% of the United States population suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Being a survivor of trauma can be difficult to deal with, but there are many steps you can take toward trauma recovery. Restful healing is one of the most notable step. Listed below is information on the benefits it provides and how you […]

Anxiety Coping Skills for Teens

The teenage years are filled with some of the biggest changes in your lifespan. It’s a potentially difficult time to go through even if you have the ideal physical and mental health with a happy family life and no major traumas. There are several potential mental health issues that can exacerbate the angst and stress […]

7 Signs You Could Benefit From Depression Counseling

4.7% of American adults experience regular feelings of depression. Are you one of them? Many people think that depression is the default, but this isn’t true. If you’re experiencing depression, going to therapy can help. Depression counseling can teach you coping mechanisms and help you understand what you’re going through. But how do you know if […]

Mindfulness or Breathing Techniques: What Do They Do?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, or ADAA, over 40 million people 18 and over suffer from an anxiety disorder in the U.S. each year. Adults in the U.S. are more stressed out than ever. Raising a family, owning a business, working long hours, meeting deadlines, and juggling bills. All of these factors and […]