Category: Trauma

Addiction on the Number Nineteen

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I would like to tell you a little story about a bus ride I had to work the other day.

Taking the bus is always interesting with all the different folk on board and relaxing not to have to drive, it’s nice not to have to drive but just sit back and enjoy the ride.

I have often seen the positive side of human nature on the bus. A mother was having no luck in quieting her crying baby and a stranger reached out and asked the child if she would like the paper, and offered her the daily news flyer. Continue reading »

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Trauma, Stress and Anxiety: How it Affects Your Nervous System

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Your heart is going 100 beats per minute.

Your skin is cold and clammy.

Your mouth is dry.

No, you have not just finished running the marathon.

You’re late for a meeting. You’re about to step in front of a crowd to speak. You’re experiencing stress.

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