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Emotional Wear and Tear – the Trauma Less Acknowledged

by: Jonathan Pishner When people think about trauma, they usually think about “survival” trauma; the car crashes, assaults, war trauma, abuse, etc. These survival situations get locked into our brain, which becomes what we familiarly think about in regards to surviving trauma. What we now know is this: Survival traumas are not the only type [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on Emotional Wear and Tear – the Trauma Less Acknowledged

Helping Children Deal with Death

By: Jonathan Pishner                                                              Helping a child deal with a loss can feel very complicated. Parents sometimes struggle with how to tell their child that a [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Parenting, Trauma|Comments Off on Helping Children Deal with Death

How Family and Friends Can Help with Trauma

By Jonathan Pishner   It's a very hard thing to watch a loved one go through the pain of a traumatic experience. Sometimes these experiences are shared, and sometimes one member of a family experiences the event. Either way, one of the most important roles of family and friends is to help and support those [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on How Family and Friends Can Help with Trauma

4 Simple Actions You Can Use to Reduce Post-Traumatic Stress (and any other kind of stress)

By Jonathan Pishner One of the major problems with trauma is that treating it yourself can be difficult. It's not usually like frustration or work stress, where you might be able to make a small life change or read a simple self-help book and get a lot of benefit. Getting over really bad events in [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on 4 Simple Actions You Can Use to Reduce Post-Traumatic Stress (and any other kind of stress)