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The impact of trauma on the body. 😞

Traumatic experiences impact the WHOLE system. The mind, body, sense of self, and connection to others and the world 🌎. This is not to say everyone who has experienced trauma in their life will experience the things above 👆🏼 ….

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High “Functioning” Anxiety + Highly Sensitive Person 😧

If you identify with both, it can be extremely hard to navigate your inner landscape and the world 🌍 around you, as everything may seem “too much” most of the time. You may toggle between high productivity (sympathetic part of…

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What is Conscious and Unconscious Mind

90% of the time most of us are running on a program called the unconscious. The brain conserves energy and wants to give you the most predictable life experience even if it’s one that has you feeling miserable.You are able…

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Have you ever been so nervous about a work presentation that you are bee-lining to the bathroom before it starts 💩? 

We’ve all been there, right? The gut and brain are in constant communication.  During times of stress, the sympathetic nervous system responds by releasing cortisol, the stress hormone 👀.  This is a good thing in theory as it makes us…

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Let’s talk about nervous system regulation skills.

I’ve been sharing information focused on the nervous system and the two branches (with three pathways). See the Nervous System Highlight to get the recap. The pasted image reflects different skills you can experiment with when working to move or…

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It is important to understand the impact of trauma on the mind and body.

Trauma literally rewires the 🧠 brain and our physiological stress response. For example, the brain and body perceive outside “threat” differently than it would if no trauma had been experienced. We may become hyper-aware of incoming stimuli and misread the…

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Traumatic stress can change the brain and impact daily living

We’ve been talking a lot about trauma 🥺.1. Because most of us have experienced some form of trauma in our lives.2. Trauma is often very much linked to the experience of anxiety. Trauma can range in intensity and severity 😩….

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Three Truths About Your Nervous System! 👀 Let’s explore…

Mind + body therapy is so important because our nervous system has a significant impact on how we experience our internal and external worlds🤔!Let’s get into it: 1. Your nervous system is constantly looking for cues of safety and danger…

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High Functioning Anxiety = Nervous System Dysregulation 

The nervous system is directly impacted when we are operating at a high level of anxiety Essentially, it is responding and reacting to the external stressors and stimuli as if they are immediate threats. Just as it would if a…

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The relationship between trauma and high functioning anxiety 

It is still wild to me that there is a stigma when it comes to mental health! 🫤 Every other organ and bone in our body is often supported, valued and cared for when it is not doing well, so…

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