People who had a rough childhood often go through life feeling -- knowing -- that they are a little different than most people. It's common sense that early exposure [...]
Brain Dysregulation is at the Root of Childhood PTSD: Learning to Re-Regulate Is Where Healing Begins
To heal from Childhood PTSD, it's crucial to understand the role of dysregulation, which is the underlying problem that most conventional treatments have never really repaired or understood. Why [...]
Last year was the best year of my life. For one thing, I finally lost the extra weight I’d been carrying — about 40 pounds. I was (and am) [...]
I remember perfectly the warm wave of hope and relief I felt when my parents told me they were getting a divorce. I was seven. My dad kneeled down [...]
Why can't everyone just adopt healthy behaviors and quit making the same mistakes over and over and over again? In this beloved TED Talk, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris breaks [...]
“High-Stress Childhood” Linked With Troubling Lack of Brain Activity Around RISK Perception (Which Explains a LOT).
https://youtu.be/CaWhQvcdL3o Well, it’s what we suspected all along… A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows that stress from childhood is linked with a diminished awareness of looming [...]
The good news is, you can re-regulate your own brain. This is one of the key ways to self-treat PTSD. It takes practice, but if you pay attention, you'll notice when it's happening and begin to identify the triggers.