What is anxiety? Anxiety is anticipation of what could happen in the future. This experience could look like avoidant behavior or even hyper vigilance in preparing for the impending event. On the other hand, fear is an emotional response to danger that is either perceived or imminent. Fear typically is experienced along with anxiety. Anxiety, … Continue reading Anxiety: Could It Be A Cycle?
Harm done within the four walls of a home environment is more common than society might realize. Physical assault is common for both women and men, with 52% of women and 66% of men facing assault in their lifetime. Yet, another problem presents itself. Intimate partner abuse, also called domestic abuse, for women rises at … Continue reading Domestic Abuse Among Intimate Partners – Patterns & Signs
In this world, there are two types of brains. Those brains are 1) neurotypical and 2) neurodivergent. The spectrum of neurotypes is how our brains function and process reality. Neurotypical brains make up the majority of the population, while neurodivergent brains are the minority. Although neurodivergent means that it is divergent from what is typical … Continue reading Neurodiversity & Neurotypicality
Suicidal thoughts or acts are commonly brought about by inner turmoil and a lack of continuity with daily rhythms of life. Have you recently been through a traumatic event (collective or personal), have turmoil in your home, or are you going through a life transition that is new and scary? Experiences like that can leave … Continue reading Signs of Suicide for You or a Loved One