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Relationship Series: How to Stop Past Pain from Damaging Your Relationship

Relationship Series: How to Stop Past Pain from Damaging Your Relationship

Sometimes the hardest thing to overcome in your relationship is not what’s happening right now, but what happened to you in the past and how that affects you today. Being aware of how your past has impacted you emotionally will help you to have a healthier approach to resolving conflict with your partner and build the relationship you really want.

Holistic Mental Health

The Mental Health Benefits of Holidays

The Mental Health Benefits of Holidays

We hear a lot these days about how holidays can be stressful and some people struggle with their mental health this time of year.However, holidays can also be a time to reflect on some other themes that can be truly beneficial to your mental health.

Trauma Recovery

4 Ways That Trauma Affects Memory

4 Ways That Trauma Affects Memory

Trauma can affect your memory in significant ways that impact trauma recovery. There are 4 different kinds of memory, each associated with different parts of your brain, and each affected slightly differently after trauma.

How Trauma Affects Your Brain

How Trauma Affects Your Brain

Traumatic experiences can overwhelm the brain’s ability to cope using normal methods of stress relief, and thus alternative coping methods have to be developed, which can cause disruption in the lives of people trying to recover from trauma.When you have experienced trauma, your brain goes into a state of hyper-arousal, basically because your fight or flight response has been triggered and your brain reacts by trying to prepare you for potential danger. 

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Rachel Mullins, LCSW

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