Magnesium?? is this not a mental health blog? Yes! and it’ll all come together, don’t worry! 55% of Americans are below their recommended daily allowance (RDA) of magnesium while 20% are significantly below their RDA. Only 25% of Americans are at or above their RDA. Do you drink soda? coffee? caffeine? Are you stressed? Do […]Read more "let’s talk about magnesium"
I’m back and preparing for hurricane Irma. My home in Central Florida is currently predicted to be in the almost direct path, which is extremely nerve-wracking. We all know there is nothing we can do when a storm is on it’s way. What we CAN do is take care of ourselves before, during, and after. […]Read more "let’s talk about managing anxiety about severe weather"
Soooo, its been awhile. A lot has happened and I’ll still be sticking to my usual writing theme, but we’re all going to take a trip together for this one. The whole thing can be summarized by the below GIF, but its story time. Also, for anyone that might want to tell me I should […]Read more "I quit my job after 3 weeks and I’ve never had more self-respect"
I honestly don’t remember how many people have listed symptoms and asked me if there was “something wrong with them”. Do you make sure you locked your door 3 times before leaving? do you need to click the button to unlock your car twice? Does that mean you have OCD? no The above is just […]Read more "let’s talk about the sliding scale that is mental health"
Hello all, I’ve hit a bit of a writers block and figured I would turn to you! after all, I write for my readers. What do you want to know about? what do you think is interesting in relevance to psychology? Is there a disorder you want to know more about? how the system works? […]Read more "let’s talk about…anything"
Primary trauma is the trauma you likely think of when you hear the word. It is emotional stress that comes about when a person experiences, witnesses, or confronts a traumatic event. It happened to you. You were there. Secondary trauma is the emotional stress that happens when someone hears about the trauma someone else went […]Read more "let’s talk about secondary trauma and why you might be at risk"
Trauma has many moving parts and while I’ll be providing lots of information, we will only be scratching the surface. This is why I will be splitting it up into at least 3 different posts. When I reference trauma, I’m meaning emotion/psychological trauma. To provide a comprehensive experience, I’m starting with the boring to many, […]Read more "let’s talk about neurobiology of trauma"