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The Story of Trauma

What Actually Is Trauma?

We have long struggled to define and explain the complex effects trauma can have on the body and mind. To many, trauma is thought of

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The Story of Trauma

Understanding the Vagus Nerve

The body is packed with nerves, all of which perform different jobs and roles. The vagus nerve runs throughout the entire body and contributes to

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The Story of Trauma

The Hidden Effects of Trauma

Trauma can be a driving factor for many changes in people’s lives, causing physical, mental, and behavioural effects. While some are more obvious than others,

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Mental Health

Understanding Freeze

We are all familiar with the automatic survival actions of fight or flight. However, there is a third, equally common response, which is not so

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Mental Health

Body Dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia is a mental health condition also known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). People struggling with this condition experience obsessive thoughts about their appearance,

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