The Myth of Catharsis

In Latest Research, Trauma by christine

The Myth of Catharsis The term catharsis comes from the Ancient Greek word katharsis, which means purification/cleansing through the purging of emotions or the relieving of emotional tensions. The grandfather …

The Vagus Nerve

In Helpful Stuff, Latest Research by christine

The Vagus Nerve (and its importance to you overall wellbeing!) Many people are not familiar with the vagus nerve, and yet it is paramount to our overall health.  Deriving an …

Cognitive Dissonance

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Cognitive Dissonance  The term cognitive dissonance is used to describe the feeling of discomfort that results from holding two conflicting beliefs.  It is experiencing an inner conflict denoted by an …

PTSD in Children

In Family & Couples, Latest Research, Trauma by christine

PTSD in Children Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something most people easily attribute to war veterans or victims of accidents and disasters.  PTSD is shockingly prevalent for many people, including …