Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Neuroscientist Wants To ‘Vaccinate’ Soldiers From PTSD – Vaxxter

At TED2017, a neuroscientist named Rebecca Brachman has proposed the idea of drugging, or as she terms it “vaccinating,” our soldiers from post-traumatic …

Suicide & Losing Someone – psychology, ptsd and depression with Kati Morton – Best Depression Solutions

    *** how to deal with someone in a depression *** As a therapist who is talking about psychology & mental health on youtube; coping with …

You, Me and PTSD: I am a Pre-exisiting Condtion.

  I didn’t realize it until recently but I have now been educated on the fact that because a man felt I owed him my body, I have now become a …

‘No-one cares, mate’: Being a war veteran at 27 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Updated April 25, 2017 12:59:53 Seared into the mind It’s just before nine o’clock on a rainy weekday morning and Chris May stands playing his …

The Type Of Daydreaming Linked To A Smarter Brain – PsyBlog

Some types of mind wandering may be highly beneficial to our brains, and our futures. Intentional daydreaming is linked to a thicker cortex (a good thing) in …

Healing On the Run

Harry Houdini is remembered as a great escape artist. You would put loads of chains on him and he could get out of them, becoming free. This skill of his was …

We Need to Talk About PTSD in NICU Moms

Nothing can really prepare you for parenthood, but when a baby is born premature the excitement and anticipation of a new arrival is dramatically interrupted. …

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship – Health Commitments

Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your …

Confirmed: the Pill can mess up your mental health | Dazed

Despite the repeated insistence of women for years that the contraceptive pill has a negative effect on their mental and physical health, the first …

on how dare we! write: a multicultural creative discourse

Like most of America, the higher up you go in Academia the whiter it gets. With that comes the white privilege of criticism and writing, whether intentional or …

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