Trauma is a deeply disturbing experience that overwhelms our ability to respond and cope with a situation. When people think of trauma, they often associate it with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is one of the most common types of trauma. However, trauma comes in various forms, and its impact goes beyond psychological effects. In this blog post, we aim to introduce the concept of trauma, both Big T and Little T, and shed light on how it affects the body in numerous ways, ultimately influencing one's life. It is crucial to address and heal from trauma not only from a psychological standpoint but also from a physical, psychospiritual, and social perspective.
Summer is finally here! The slower pace means less stress…more time to recover. Life is like that, isn’t it? There’s always a delicate stress-recovery balance. Our bodies are like that, too. Although stress is a normal part of life, chronic stress has major, adverse effects on your health.
Do you want to learn about your stress patterns? Stress is a normal part of life. But when it becomes chronic, it can have serious health consequences. In this group visit, I’ll show you how Firstbeat HRV technology can help you better understand these patterns of stress and recovery, so you can take simple actions to improve the quality of your life.
Women’s hormones often get a bad rap. But your hormones aren’t evil! They’re beautifully complex and perfectly designed to help you thrive. They support your growth, your resilience to stress, and your miraculous ability to create life. But when your hormone levels aren’t optimal, they can cause symptoms like weight gain, fatigue, insomnia, and mood swings.
Fatty acids are powerful nutrients with amazing health benefits. They can improve your memory, reduce your blood pressure and triglycerides, and even reduce your risk of death from heart attacks. Some of these fatty acids are considered “essential”, which means you have to get them through food because your body can’t produce them on its own.
Chronic stress seems to saturate our daily lives like the oxygen we breathe. Work demands, relationship struggles, financial pressures, and the stress of navigating life during a pandemic are taking a toll on our mental and physical health.