CBT Heals PTSD Damage to Mind and Brain

Post-traumatic stress disorder may result from a person experiencing a life threatening experience or witnessing one. Examples of things that can trigger it include being involved in a traffic accident, suffering abuse as a child, experiencing combat, surviving a natural disaster, being a victim of crime or even being a first responder in an emergency …

One Woman’s Inspiring Journey to Wellness

If you heard of a woman who struggled with debilitating anxiety, panic attacks and depression, who sought treatment through many medications, ongoing psychotherapy, electro-convulsive therapy, hospitalizations, and yet attempted suicide multiple times, would you hold out much hope that she would get better? It may sound hopeless, yet her inspiring journey proves that we can …

Identify Faulty Thinking to Relieve Emotions

Emotional pain is very real. , people who were given Tylenol (acetaminophen) before recalling a painful rejection reported less emotional pain than people who were given a placebo. Emotional distress distorts our thinking and decision making skills. But we can combat these bad effects by retraining how we think. If you can define faulty, irrational …