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How to cope with triggers?

How to cope with triggers?

When triggering situations arise, how can you cope? Most often this emotional processing with begins with therapy,…
Are trigger warnings helpful or hurtful?

Are trigger warnings helpful or hurtful?

How many times have you listened to a podcast or watched a tv show and there was…
How are triggers formed?

How are triggers formed?

At this time, researchers don’t exactly know how triggers are formed. Some believe that the brain stores…
What does “being triggered” mean? 

What does “being triggered” mean? 

Nowadays, being triggered has become a common phrase as many people are using it in a variety…
The Anger Response

The Anger Response

At times it can feel like when you are angry, an immediate response is required. However, more…
Read Fiction to gain empathy?

Read Fiction to gain empathy?

With everything going on right now, why not reach for a book to take a well deserved…
Pets improve your physical health too!

Pets improve your physical health too!

If there are so many mental health benefits to having a pet, are the physical health benefits…
Pets improve your mental health!

Pets improve your mental health!

Some say that pets are like family members! They require love, attention and nurturing, however pets give…
Haste makes waste

Haste makes waste

“Hasty climbers have sudden falls.” – John Clarke    Do you remember the last time you were…
Is there a link between video games and porn addiction? 

Is there a link between video games and porn addiction? 

Yes, in an article written by Hayim (a former video game player) on GameQuitters.com, he points out…
4. Disorganized Attachment Style

4. Disorganized Attachment Style

The last and most complex type of attachment style is disorganized. In “The Power of Attachment”, by…
3. Ambivalent Attachment Style

3. Ambivalent Attachment Style

As we continue to investigate the attachment styles, we arrive at the ambivalent attachment style. But what…
Healthy Trees Need Bad Weather

Healthy Trees Need Bad Weather

Being subjected to stressful winds is extremely important in a tree’s natural growth and development. Something called…
2. Avoidant Attachment Style

2. Avoidant Attachment Style

In “The Power of Attachment”, by Diane Poole Heller, PhD, she points out that it is important…
1. Secure Attachment Style

1. Secure Attachment Style

Apparently, a secure attachment style is the attachment style we all strive for! However, even if it…
The Power of Attachment Styles

The Power of Attachment Styles

  Have you heard about attachment styles? This attachment system is a biological process that relates to…
How to cultivate joy instead of anger

How to cultivate joy instead of anger

In a time where there is lots of anger in the world, how do we cultivate joy…
Reframe your thoughts

Reframe your thoughts

As mentioned in previous posts, reframing your thoughts can be a helpful tool in your daily life.…
Always Be Kind to Future You 

Always Be Kind to Future You 

Do you ever feel when you get home from work or school the tasks that you have…
Taking the stress out of decision-making

Taking the stress out of decision-making

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach” – Tony Robbins    No matter…
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that usually occurs for people during the fall…
Winter Blues and how to combat them

Winter Blues and how to combat them

As most Christmas decorations go back into storage while temperatures drop and snowbanks grow it can feel…
Carl Rogers and Self Concept

Carl Rogers and Self Concept

We know that the interactions we have with others in our everyday lives have an impact on…
Emotion Regulation how-to's

Emotion Regulation how-to's

In a time when there are so many events, people and things that could affect our emotions,…
Two sides to empathy

Two sides to empathy

Did you know that there are two sides to empathy? One is positive and this is the…
The Importance of Dad

The Importance of Dad

In his book, “The Boy Crisis”, Warren Farrell PhD focuses on boys and why many of them…
Tips to making those New Year's Resolutions stick

Tips to making those New Year's Resolutions stick

According to the American Psychological Association, New Year’s resolutions are meant to serve as a reflection of…
New Year, new you?

New Year, new you?

New Year, new you? Since New Year’s Eve is rapidly approaching, have you thought of your resolutions…
Relationships and the Holidays

Relationships and the Holidays

As the snow is falling and we are well into the holiday season, it’s important to remember…
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! May all that is beautiful, meaningful and brings you joy be…