How to Avoid Getting Stuck in a State of Chronic Stress

How to Avoid Getting Stuck in a State of Chronic Stress

The acute stress response, also known widely as the fight or flight response, is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived threat or danger. It is a primitive survival mechanism that prepares the body to fight the danger, flee from it, freeze...
Therapy Hangovers

Therapy Hangovers

Why We Sometimes Feel Worse After Therapy (Spoiler Alert: it’s totally normal!) It may come as a surprise, but many people actually feel worse after going to therapy. If you fall into this camp, there’s no need to worry. “Therapy hangovers,” as...
Facing Holiday Festivities and Family

Facing Holiday Festivities and Family

Facing Holiday Festivities and Family Since the start of COVID-19 nearly two years ago, the terms ‘distancing’ and ‘isolation’ have become ingrained in our vocabulary. For many, the holidays last year felt quite different with the pandemic preventing the usual large...