Featured Topic: Trauma

“Trauma”. It’s such a heavy word. It’s not uncommon for people to hear that word and totally reject the idea that they’ve undergone anything quite that serious — after all, they think, I’m still here, it could have been worse. This short post will talk about the definition of “trauma”, the stigma that unfortunately surrounds it, warning signs for when to seek professional help, and why on earth this concept matters to YOU.

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Featured Topic: EMDR Therapy

EMDR therapy is gaining widespread recognition as a safe, gentle, and effective trauma therapy. It's also extremely versatile, and being used not only for traumatic experiences, but also unpleasant memories, depression, eating disorders, dissociation, anxiety, and more! It is very well-researched, with excellent results. This brief article gives you a snapshot of this robust therapy.

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Featured Topic: Communication 101

In the age of social media, we spend a lot of time saying a lot of things, having a lot of opinions, and letting others know when we agree or disagree with virtually any stance on any topic. We send endless texts, GIFs, Snapchats, and more in an attempt to connect with friends and family. But are all these words and images effectively communicating? Do they get our point across in a loving manner? Are they helping or hurting? This is Communication 101: Tips for Communicating in a Hyperinvolved Society.

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