July 8, 2020

What is EMDR and is it Effective for Trauma

Undoubtedly, one of the most profound treatments available for trauma or PTSD/C-PTSD today is that of EMDR. Another name for EMDR is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and it is a form of psychotherapy that helps people heal from symptoms of trauma. This positive results from this type of psychotherapy is achieved by:Being able to […]

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July 8, 2020

How PTSD Can Affect Relationships

What is PTSD?PTSD (Post Traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health issue that many individuals develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event such as combat, natural disaster, car accident, or sexual assault. When someone is diagnosed with PTSD, they may experience symptoms for at least one month following a traumatic event.On the other hand, […]

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April 24, 2020

What is Health and Wellness

What is Wellness?“Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth.” According to the World Health Organization (WHO), wellness is “…a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and […]

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April 24, 2020

Ten Ways On How to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

What is Compassion Fatigue?Juliette Watt discusses in her Ted Talk that compassion fatigue is a very prevalent syndrome that affects not only professional caregivers but also affects most of us in different ways. Watt describes compassion fatigue as the stress resulting in helping or wanting to help people who are experiencing trauma or suffering. Compassion fatigue […]

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April 23, 2020

Useful Strategy for Managing Loneliness

This pandemic is something that none of us saw coming. We weren’t prepared and we have never experienced a world-wide health crisis to this degree. Many people are at home with their partners, children, parents, or roommates, struggling to maintain their sanity surrounded by people. And then there are those of us who live alone, isolated […]

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