Today’s Solutions: July 22, 2024

How to deal with panic attacks

How to deal with panic attacks: Understanding the calming effects of brainspotting

The overpowering drive to restore control during a panic episode can be all-consuming. Breathing exercises and other techniques can help, but brainspotting, which makes use of the intriguing connection between eye location and brain activity, is a relatively unknown but effective alternative. Read More...

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Protecting ourselves and our children from overexposure to images of war and violence

At a time when our media feeds are rife with distressing images and heartbreaking news, it is critical to learn how to shield ourselves and our children from the overwhelming emotional toll. Dr. Arash Javanbakht, a renowned trauma psychiatrist and researcher, has dedicated his career to assisting Read More...

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Healing together: navigating collective grief with compassion and resilience

Grief is a profound human experience, and when it manifests as communal grief, its repercussions ripple throughout society, affecting our emotional well-being and even our nervous systems. As grieving and trauma therapist Gina Moffa, LCSW, points out, sadness isn't confined to the loss of loved Read More...

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Vent to your friends without bringing them down with these expert-approved tips

We've all had days when everything seemed to go wrong. Workplace drama or an argument with a loved one can really get us fired up. That's where having a good old rant with a pal comes in handy. It's an opportunity to let off steam and talk it out with someone we trust. It’s not uncommon to unload Read More...

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On the road to mental health: 3 tips for men who have no idea how to start therapy

When it comes to entering the world of therapy, guys are frequently lost, unsure of where to begin. They may have the desire to become persons who openly disclose their deepest ideas and begin investigating the complexities of human behavior, but they lack the tools and guidance to take the first Read More...

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How to support a loved one with cancer, according to a cancer survivor

Being diagnosed with cancer is a scary experience. Even though many people develop cancer in their lifetime, it doesn’t make it any easier when you or someone you love is diagnosed for the first time. Unfortunately, there isn’t a definitive “right way” to support your loved ones through Read More...

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Unexplained symptoms? It could be past trauma

Most people relate trauma to soldiers who have fought in war zones or to victims of abuse. Trauma is also thought to be a permanent condition without a real solution. Enter psychologist Peter Levine who developed a breakthrough treatment for trauma called Somatic Experiencing. Levine has found that Read More...