Mai-tai’s on the beach. Water lapping at your toes. No deadlines or angry customers. Many talk about these things as the ultimate cure for burnout. In fact, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, fatigued, and anxious you might be considering a vacation as well. But does vacation for burnout really help? What Is Burnout? Burnout […]
January often brings a new commitment to diet and exercise. Unfortunately, many of these diets fail. But what if there were an alternative to dieting that helps you eat in a healthier way, leaving you feeling good emotionally and physically? Intuitive eating fills that role. Problems with Diet Culture Diet culture teaches us that we […]
What happened in your childhood? We like to believe that the past is the past. But when it comes to ACEs, that isn’t always true. Warning, this post may be triggering to some readers. What Are ACEs? ACEs stand for adverse childhood events. These are a collection of 10 difficulties that researchers found increased a […]
When you ask a first responder about trauma, they would describe a physical injury. And they are right. Physical injuries, such as a gun shot wound or those from a car accident, are traumas. Medical professionals are looking at trauma by its effect on body structures. But mental health professionals usually speak of trauma in […]
EMDR is an evidence based treatment to help traumatic memories. This approach to treatment allows people to get relief with minimal talking about the trauma.