How touch influences who we are attracted to 09 NOVEMBER 2021|LOVE & SEX The reason that some people demand attention while others are happier by themselves reveals a little about the inner workings of the romantic, social, and parental relationships we form. According to Attachment Theory in developmental psychology, our childhood shapes how we seek … Read more
If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Trauma Bonding,’ This Explainer Is For You by Dimple Punjaabi September 11, 2020 People often don’t realize they have formed a trauma bond. It’s possible that many of us have had at least one such relationship in our lives. The first step to breaking free is acceptance of such a … Read more
How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging By Bryan Lufkin 11th February 2021 [Original post can be found here https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210209-how-to-escape-your-motivational-trough-when-youre-flagging Your get-up-and-go has tanked as the pandemic has dragged on. But there are ways to kickstart your motivation – even when it seems like you’ve tried everything. Early on, a friend of mine … Read more
Original article appears at: https://themighty.com/2017/05/forgot-to-take-antidepressants-what-happens/ For Emergency Situations please call 999 or 112. If you feel Suicidal call 1800 273 8255/1800 247 247, Text HELP to 51444 or call The Samaritans 116 123. It’s 3 a.m. and I’ve been awake for about two hours now. The house is silent, aside from the periodic squeaking of the kids’ bunk bed … Read more
A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality—and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious. BY CLAY SKIPPER November 30, 2020 Original Article can be found here: https://www.gq.com/story/lisa-feldman-barrett-interview Your Brain Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does At the very beginning of her … Read more
Original Post was made at https://www-psychologytoday-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shouldstorm/202011/feeling-sad-during-hard-times-is-not-depression?amp&fbclid=IwAR0GF1psnTBNOiSRPqPRu1qVjGXBhdmnygV-9gPPNeYOoDQ4Ng44tUGSzrE on Nov 10, 2020 Alison Escalante M.D.Shouldstorm Feeling Sad During Hard Times Is Not Depression If we weren’t sad right now, something would be wrong. These are heavy times. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the globe and has reached unprecedented numbers in America, we are facing the reality … Read more
A great segment on BBC’s Autumn Watch which aired on October 29th 2020. Anecdotally getting ‘out for a walk’ is good for out mental health: this short piece explains the science behind why being outdoors is so good for our mental health. Emma Mitchell guides us through a natural take on wellbeing this Autumn. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08wv7xd
Trauma is far more common than we are inclined to admit. This powerful and very honest video shows the effects PTSD can have on someone. In this video PTSD is explained by Firefighter Jules Dennis, however, no matter the source of the trauma, the effect on any individual is still the same.