Stress is influenced by internal and external factors that affect the way you act and react to any stimuli in your environment. While its definition may seem simple, the physiological consequences of stress can give the word a negative and sometimes horrifying connotation. People … [Read more...] about Stress 101: Every Little Thing You Ever Wanted to Know about Stress
Wonder why some find it so difficult to escape the multi-generational cycle of poverty? Some experts attribute this phenomenon to a child’s financial situation when growing up. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of … [Read more...] about The Profound Effects of Childhood Poverty and Stress on Adult Brain Function
by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist Memory doesn't always fade away. It can persist, even to our detriment. Those afflicted by post traumatic stress disorder are often haunted by memories and images of traumatic events to a point where it becomes unbearable. The … [Read more...] about Persistent Memories and PTSD
Stress. Emotion. Trauma. What we know about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is that it is a series of symptoms born from a traumatic incident outside normal experiences, such as assault, combat, or disaster. Often, PTSD is a delayed response that surfaces by a trigger. … [Read more...] about What is PTSD?