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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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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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How To Calm Your Nervous System

When it comes to managing the ‘Anxious Achiever’ experience (or anxiety in general) it is critical to integrate nervous system regulation practices 😌.Anxiety activates the sympathetic nervous system state, essentially our fight/flight 😳 response. This response impacts almost the entire…

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Anxiety can be really loud at times 📣

All it cares about is keeping us safe and out of harms way. It will shout at us to “⚠️ watch out,” “be careful,” “you should stay home,” or “don’t do that!” But sometimes we need to interrupt the cycle…

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How Anxious Are You?

Some of our favorite things to do as an ‘Anxious Acheiever’ is to think, do, and accomplish. Our minds tend to be oriented around planning, organizing, and checking things off the list 📝 . The anxiousness drives the continual cycle…

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How long does an emotion actually last ?

8 emotions that we tend to avoid. Because let’s be honest, they create discomfort 😳. Those 8 emotions are: sadness, shame, helplessness, anger, embarrassment, disappointment, frustration, and vulnerability. And according to Harvard scientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, “it takes only…

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Have You Struggled With Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder can look like: 👉 Being extremely preoccupied with a perceived flaw in appearance. 👉 A strong belief that the “flaw” makes you ugly or deformed. 👉 Frequently seeking/needing reassurance about your appearance. 👉 Constantly comparing your appearance to other people. 👉 Feeling…

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15 Warning signs Your mental health is getting bad again

Your mental health is getting bad again: 👉 Your energy levels have decreased 👉 You snap at others 👉 Everything is starting to feel like a chore/work 👉 You feel trapped in a negative situation 👉 You struggle to engage in anything besides your current…

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