For those of us who have suffered trauma, the idea of forgiveness can be a struggle, and that may be because we’re looking to others for the answers. Forgiveness holds a lot of power in our healing, and can provide … Read the rest
This Sunday is Fathers Day, a chance to celebrate and thank our fathers and father figures. For many years, it was long assumed that the mother-child relationship was the most important one in a child’s development, but more and more research … Read the rest
Recent terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom has left many around the world grappling with unspeakable tragedy and trauma.
The traumatic effects of terrorism can be significant and widespread, affecting any number of demographics:
- Survivors of past traumatic events
June is ‘PTSD Awareness Month’, and in order to raise awareness about PTSD and allow people to heal from it, we need to understand what it is. PTSD is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a condition that occurs following the experience (through first-hand … Read the rest
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, a time to celebrate mothers and mother figures in your life. In all that our mothers give us, did you know a mother’s love is actually responsible for a lot of brain development?
Studies have indicated that … Read the rest
This week is ‘Nurses Week’, a time to celebrate all the amazing, hard-working nurses in the world. Nurses belong to a powerful demographic of people who dedicate their work to helping others: medical professionals, therapists, first-responders, etc. As a result … Read the rest
Saturday is Earth Day, a time to truly reflect on all our Earth gives us. Among the the gifts Earth gives us, nature is among the most powerful. While being outside and taking in the beauty of a natural … Read the rest
On ‘National Pet Day’ today, as you’re acknowledging those furry family members of yours, consider something amazing—pets can actually help us heal.
It’s not a coincidence your pet makes you feel happier, research actually proves that animals can improve our … Read the rest