How hugs are healing

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Today is ‘National Hugging Day’, and while hugs can be comforting, did you know they¬†can actually calm us down and boost our happiness? It’s true!

When we are feeling anxious or triggered, there are many ways in which we can … Read the rest

How to quiet trauma triggers and stressors during the holidays

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Post-trauma, other people (and even ourselves) may sometimes have unrealistic expectations of how long that trauma will continue to resurface. With additional social invitations and an influx of people around, the holidays can be particularly difficult for those of us … Read the rest

How deep pressure calms us down

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When we are feeling anxious or triggered, there are many ways in which we can calm ourselves down, we call these self-soothing techniques. Breathing slowly, yawning or touching our face are just a few of the simple ways in … Read the rest