Who’s afraid of PTSD?

American Military Wives Battling Bare – Raising Awareness About PTSD “Broken by Battle, Wounded by War, My Love is forever, to you this I swore. I will quiet your silent screams, Help heal your shattered soul, Until once again my love, YOU ARE WHOLE” How do I know if I am experiencing symptoms of ……

Sleep Hygiene Anyone?

So it is not that Sleeping or Not-Sleeping is infectious but there are certain practices and habits regarding Sleep and Sleeping that can help us get to sleep. If you have gone through a significantly stress experience or period in your life, Sleep routines can become disrupted. Sleep is also, to some extent a learned…

In the Mood for Food?

Food and nutrition is a greatly under utilized source of medicine and it is essential to look at nutrition and diet when learning to manage or treat any mental health condition. Said simply “food affects mood”. The food we eat impacts the production of neurotransmitters in the brain which in turn influences our moods that…

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

WHAT? 8 WEEKS “Worldwide, tens of thousands of people have accepted this invitation. They are a lot like you and me, and they’ve learned to integrate these methods into their everyday lives. The Centre for Mindfulness, which developed MBSR, notes that “three decades of published research indicates that the majority of people who use these…

Stress System Overload ~ It is real

OK so we all experience stress here and there but stress is becoming a major health hazard with people working and eating on a 24 hour schedule. Have you ever felt as though you have been pushed too far and cannot get it together? As though you are turning the ignition key but the engine…

Telomere Fraying – the Relentless March of Time

Remind me what Telomeres Are? Again? So Telomeres, you know the DNA [Deoxyribonucleic Acid] bookend at the end of each chromosome? Turns out they are implicated in the ongoing aging crime investigation. Cells in our body contain our genetic code, DNA or divine blue print outlining our physical authenticity, originality and never to be repeated…