Social Anxiety Unmasked: Understanding and Overcoming Its Grip

Posted on February 21, 2024

Social anxiety disorders affect over fifteen million people annually. Below are some of the chief features of social anxiety as listed by the Mayo Clinic include: Now everyone has most likely experienced a degree of these symptoms at some point throughout their history. However, for those who suffer from social anxiety disorder these experiences are… Read More

Thriving After Trauma: A Guide to Post-Traumatic Growth

Posted on December 29, 2023

Ernest Hemingway once wrote, “The world breaks everyone and afterwards some grow strong at the broken places.” This is a poetic expression of a psychologically researched based concept known as Post Traumatic Growth developed by clinical psychologists, Dr. Richard Tedeschi and Dr. Lawrence Calhoun outlined in their seminal book, Post Traumatic Growth.  At a deeper… Read More

9 Hidden Signs of Religious and Spiritual Abuse

Posted on November 15, 2023

According to research, practicing healthy spirituality and participating as a member of a spiritual or religious community can increase both mental and physical health across a number of key indicators. Furthermore, it can provide an increased level of meaning and purpose leading to a greater sense of fulfillment and happiness studies have shown. Additional findings… Read More

Breaking Free From Hypervigilance

Posted on November 1, 2023

Millions of Americans a year suffer from chronic anxiety and various forms of hypervigilance. This is typically the result of previously experienced unprocessed emotional traumas leading to chronic activation of the sympathetic nervous system. Whenever we experience overwhelming emotions in the face of aloneness or helplessness, the brain will dissociate or block this energy from… Read More

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