In this article, we'll explore why trauma management exercises are important and how they can help you manage the effects of trauma.
The current mainstream treatment options for Trauma & PTSD may only represent a small part of what is possible therapeutically. So what are some new and emerging treatments we should really consider?
How alpha brain waves help with anxiety - What are alpha brain waves? And how can we increase them to help with anxiety?
An amygdala hijack is a term used to describe a sudden and overwhelming emotional response that is triggered by a perceived threat. So what are some of the symptoms of an amygdala attack? and how can we prevent them from happening?
This is the most wonderful time of the year…… well, it is if anxiety doesn’t interrupt your holidays and impact your health. Let’s be realistic here…for most of us, the Christmas season is not like the movies; well, maybe it's closer to 'Die Hard' than it is to 'The Holiday'. Expectations can be high; the expense can be stressful, managing family dynamics can be anxiety-inducing, and missing loved ones can be upsetting and sad. All around, the pressure can sometimes be too much. So how do we cope and keep our anxiety levels in check?
The word treatment seems to imply that it would be the most effective and worthwhile way of fixing a problem. Yet this may only be true of certain health conditions and not others. The question is, when it comes to the likes of anxiety disorders, chronic stress, depression, insomnia, PTSD and ADHD, is ‘treatment’ all we need?
We live in such an overstimulated world where disconnection from outer influences is hard to achieve. Most of us have limited time in our day where we can say we are quiet, where we give space for our minds to wander, for our thoughts to quieten, and where daydreaming or internal reflection is made possible. If this sounds like you, then the chances are, like me, your brain has all but forgotten what a calm alpha brain wave state feels like. So, what are alpha brain waves, what do they have to do with daydreaming and why are they important?
Meditation ClassesIn this blog we explore mediatation, what it is, how it can help with our mental health and outline the various types of mediation classes. What is Meditation?Let's get the…
Remembering My First Meditation Class I can't remember when it was that I first considered trying meditation. What I can remember is that from a very early age, my brain…
Stress is a word that we are all familiar with. Increasingly we are hearing and seeing more people impacted by stress as the lines between work and life blur, as our lives become more hectic and our brains overstimulated.