Day: October 21, 2021

Understanding Trauma Bonding

Understanding Trauma Bonding

Why won’t they just leave their partner? This is a common question when someone sees a loved one in, what they perceive, is an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Regardless of your attempts at supporting, acknowledging the unhealthy relationship, potentially even advocating to the perpetrating partner, your loved one remains entangled in the relationship. And before we move …

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Stress – We’ve all got it; how can we manage it?

Stress – We’ve all got it; how can we manage it?

Stress – a feeling of being overwhelmed or struggling to cope with mental and emotional pressure in our lives. Stress is an evolutionary response that has helped us survive in threatening situations (i.e., being confronted by a tiger creates a stress response that signals to our brain, “it’s time to run!”) It is also an …

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