Dissociation & Addiction as Trauma Responses

Dissociation & Addiction as Trauma Responses What Is Dissociation Dissociation, from developmental psychology, is a disconnected experience with oneself and others. It is reflective of a state of mind that is like a trance-like state, where as Dan Siegel says the brain is no longer linking differentiated parts: something is impairing the brain where there

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Toe Spacers

Toe Spacers for Foot Injuries No matter your lifestyle or level of physical activity, foot & ankle issues are quite common. Many who have foot injuries might wear specific shoes, custom orthotics, opt for expensive and painful surgeries (which aren’t ideal), or just limit their physical activities. I want to share my first-hand experience with

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Why You Should Meditate

Why You Should Meditate Some benefits to meditation often cited include reduced stress and anxiety, easing chronic pain and depression, and decreased blood pressure. Yet despite these claims, when approached with the importance of meditation it’s not uncommon for a person to feel ‘too busy’ to meditate. But that feeling that one is too busy

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Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory In many ways it feels like society is growing more and more disconnected – modern lifestyles, working long hours, increased rates of mental health issues. The trend seems to grow even worse with addiction to technology, cell phones, and social media – ironic since all have the capability of connecting people in ways

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Change At Any Age: Neuroplasticity Neuroplasticity – What is it? Neuroplasticity is the notion that our brains have the capacity for growth by forming new connections, at any age. Which means you can change not just your brain, but your life, at any age. In fact, everything you do, every experience you have, every book

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